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Synonyms for bat

club

Synonyms for bat

to open and close the eyes rapidly

Synonyms for bat

nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate

(baseball) a turn trying to get a hit

a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash

the club used in playing cricket

a club used for hitting a ball in various games

strike with, or as if with a baseball bat

wink briefly

have a turn at bat

use a bat

beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

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And the name being batted around to replace Christopher Reeve as the comic book hero is Brendan Frazer, who's previously starred in both Tarzan and The Mummy.
One time, Ferrell's Bush batted around a ball of string like a happy kitten.
However, several interesting lower-cost alternatives have been batted around in the press as of late that could help stretch subsidies a lot further.
During the recount process, the phrase "banana republic" was batted around, suggesting that the USA had become something less than an actual nation--perhaps an overpriced clothing chain.
Proposals for establishing a National Court of Appeals to ease the load were batted around.
On the sentiment side, MU makes our list today due to the unusually high number of calls being batted around the options pits today.
Auburn, batted around in four different innings and set a regional record for runs scored in a game with a 35-0 win over Scarborough, Maine in opening-night action at the 2012 Senior League Baseball Eastern Regional in West Deptford, N.
Arizona batted around and scored four runs - two earned - off Anderson (4-2) in the first, with Jett Bandy hitting his fifth home run of the season.
After Chatsworth (23-2, 10-1) batted around in the third, Cleveland (18-7, 5-6) pitcher Justin Kaid settled down and finished stronger than Ravin, who was relieved after surrendering back-to-back doubles to Mickey Brodsky and Kaid in the fifth inning.
Some names being batted around to play the part of a real life that reads like a blockbuster film script include Ewan McGregor and Patrick Dempsey.
was pondering a takeover of all of GM, and insiders don't deny that such an idea has been batted around.