hammering


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  • noun

Synonyms for hammering

the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)

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Having further accustomed themselves to the breaking of furniture and the staining of walls -- to thumping, tumbling, hammering, and screaming; to doors always banging, and to footsteps perpetually running up and down stairs -- the nominal master and mistress of the house fondly believed that their chief troubles were over.
Nothing was said in answer, but she heard a low hammering sound in his bedroom.
At the same time there came from a workshop across a little yard outside the window, a regular sound of hammering that kept a kind of tune: RAT - tat-tat, RAT - tat-tat, RAT - tat-tat, without any variation.
It were a'most the only hammering he did, indeed, 'xcepting at myself.
If, leaving this task, which might be compared to spurring a tired jade, or to hammering upon cold iron, Cedric fell back to his ward Rowena, he received little more satisfaction from conferring with her.
Thereupon she brought him a pipe and tobacco, and he went into the room; but before long he heard a hammering and knocking on the outside of the door, and was told to open it