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whacks

noun
plural of whack

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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whacks

verb
present tense third-person singular of whack

Synonyms & Antonyms of whacks (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Whacks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whacks. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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