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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of thrash.


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  • Winds up to 84 mph and blowing rain thrashed the downtown area.

    Drizzle does a number on Busch turf

  • Right now it's pretty dry and thrashed from the stripping treatment, but I have expensive shampoo and conditioner, and the brutal hairdresser assured me that with patience and continued use my hair would work its way back to normal.

    hair fix #3

  • The EFSF will eventually have the capacity to spend €440bn under the terms thrashed out by eurozone leaders last month.

    We need strong leaders in the eurozone | Editorial

  • He said the terms thrashed out since secret negotiations got serious about three months ago did not give the Islamist group Hamas, who hold Shalit, everything they asked for.

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  • Icelandic President Olafur Grimsson said the new terms thrashed out over months of negotiation were better than the first deal, rejected by Icelanders last year.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Maybe "thrashed" means something else to those of you without dictionaries.

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  • Byron himself had long been dead by this time, so that the aristocrat who, Clare imagined, might have "medi [t] ated a stripe on my shoulders with his cane" (CL 123) could safely be "thrashed" in writing.


  • I knew that I had been "thrashed" a great many times, and inferred from that fact that I must have had the disease at some time or other in my youth, so I answered,

    The Twin Hells

  • Almost all the streams round the Chesapeake, in spite of their being perpetually "thrashed," and never preserved, abound in small trout; but farther afield, in Northwestern Maryland, where the tributaries of the Potomac and Shenandoah flow down the woody ravines of

    Border and Bastille

  • Ms Shortall said that increasingly, local authority houses ere being "thrashed" after families had been evicted. Breaking News


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