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beat it

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beat someone up

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beat something out

beat yourself up

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to punish with blows or lashes

to move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

to indicate (time or rhythm), as with repeated gestures or sounds

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to make rhythmic contractions, sounds, or movements

to shape, break, or flatten with repeated blows

to mix rapidly to a frothy consistency

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to win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

to make incapable of finding something to think, do, or say

beat down: to be projected with blinding intensity

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beat off: to turn or drive away

a stroke or blow, especially one that produces a sound

a periodic contraction or sound of something coursing

the patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music

an area regularly covered, as by a policeman or reporter

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a regular route for a sentry or policeman

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the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music

a single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies

a member of the beat generation

the sound of stroke or blow

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a regular rate of repetition

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a stroke or blow

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the act of beating to windward

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shape by beating

make a rhythmic sound

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glare or strike with great intensity

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move with a thrashing motion

sail with much tacking or with difficulty

strike (a part of one's own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music

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be superior

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avoid paying

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make a sound like a clock or a timer

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move with a flapping motion

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indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks

move with or as if with a regular alternating motion

make by pounding or trampling

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produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly

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strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting

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very tired

References in periodicals archive ?
Of course, the sun doesn't have to be beating down for it to be good.
Like leaving them locked up in hot cars or chained up inside yards with no water and the sun beating down on them all day.
The Fed remains committed to beating down the slightest hint of inflation, even when the evidence from economic reports like the CPI has been less than convincing.
Northern refugees managing to escape, tell tales of three mad overlords brutally beating down resistance, major cities garrisoned, and large armies being mobilized to invade the South.
When the sun begins beating down on the sand, it might seem an innocent enough thing to take a plunge into the sapphire waters, or stroll on a rock shelf at the water's edge.
No wonder college recruiters are beating down her door.
When the sun's beating down on them, KNBC reporter Furnell Chatman and producer Angeline Chew put two strategies to work.
CLECs are beating down my door at The Eastern Management Group, but they have no interest in serving me at my home which is a scant five miles away.
Kirsten admits she has to clean the bedroom she's temporarily sharing with Christian (while her own new bedroom with a loft is being completed), doesn't have a driver's license yet, and doesn't have guys beating down her door for a date.
Our officers are ecstatic and our investigators are practically beating down the door to get their hands on the first batch of these we activated.