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  • verb idiomatic, intransitive To discuss something so fully as to resolve a problem or conflict; to hammer out.

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  • verb discuss vehemently in order to reach a solution or an agreement


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  • "Supine for weeks or months at a time, Connolly could spring up when needed and, provided there was secretarial help on hand, thrash out an overdue essay or review, rush a magazine to print."

    Source: The times Literary supplement

    January 22, 2018