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whack

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1 an effort to do or accomplish something
  • took a whack at solving the math problem

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3 a loud explosive sound
  • the whack echoed around the field

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whack

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of whack (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner
  • whacked the vending machine to get the candy bar to fall

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2 slang to put to death deliberately
  • without a second thought the mob boss had them whacked

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The first known use of whack was in 1719

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“Whack.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whack. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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