hammering


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Synonyms for hammering

the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)

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All night long the Martians were hammering and stirring, sleepless, indefatigable, at work upon the machines they were making ready, and ever and again a puff of greenish- white smoke whirled up to the starlit sky.
It is merely a question of hammering hard enough -- nothing more.
It's very kind in him, but I don't want him to, I'm sure,' said Kit, hammering stoutly at an obdurate nail.
He has no right to think that I'd be led away to go to him, sir,' said Kit, turning round again after half a minute's hammering.
It were a'most the only hammering he did, indeed, 'xcepting at myself.