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mallet

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impress upon

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go at something hammer and tongs

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  • do something enthusiastically
  • do something with gusto
  • give something laldy

hammer something out

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to shape, break, or flatten with repeated blows

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the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled

the ossicle attached to the eardrum

a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc

a heavy metal sphere attached to a flexible wire

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a striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate

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the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)

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beat with or as if with a hammer

create by hammering

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He said: "I've been hammering away at the Hearts situation for a while.
The sights and sounds of dozens of feet hammering away at the stage in tune to lively Irish music is incredible.
Anxiety, which is a state of apprehension, tension, and fear, can cost us in a multitude of ways--by eroding healthy sleep patterns, hammering away at our close relationships, making us difficult to work and live with, and damaging our health with its cardiovascular impact.
My Department is hammering away at the agents and brokers who sell bogus workers' compensation insurance, but because fraud escalates in a tight market we need employers to be aware of the danger now.
Celtic, still hammering away, pulled one back through an angular Wallace strike but despite tremendous encouragement from their fans, time ran out on them.
You can fold it over once or twice to give a smooth-ish top but don't go hammering away at it at all - this will make bready and tough scones.
We've just got to keep going, no-one put their head up above the parapet, just keep hammering away.
Until then, we'll have to keep hammering away at them.
We'll just keep hammering away at them one or two at a time.
Travelling to the various remote landscapes of the world filming wildlife as it unfolded seemed better than hammering away on a computer all day.
Bates said earlier in the week he had no intention of hammering away at potential Brive fallibilities, and speaking ahead of tonight's game he reiterated that edict.
Their dramatic opening number Starlings, with trumpets blazing as if heralding some kind of musical royalty, was followed by the superb The Bones Of Youwith its beautifully seductive vocal and building rhythms both of which contrasted greatly with the bluesy Grounds For Divorce with Garvey hammering away at a bar of "pure aluminium" it was rapidly turning into a night to remember.
Whether you're hammering away at opponents with nasty hooks and uppercuts or setting them up for a wicked Impact Punch, you have the most complete boxing videogame experience in your hands.
Normally, companies would just get on the bedrock and start hammering away," he said.
Now," said Arbury, "it's 'Let's make a down payment on debt, and do a middle class tax cut, but we can't afford capital gains and the Democrats are hammering away.