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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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Demonstrating the sort of cinematic self-assurance that can only be summoned by a director confident in both his craft and his politics, John Sayles's new picture hammers away at the Bush Administration with artful abandon.
Inter Milan striker CHRISTIAN VIERI hammers away at a few people at the club for wanting to sell Hernan Crespo to Chelsea
Still, she hammers away at themes that both she and PWRDF have identified as being key.
According to the Religion News Service, ICES hammers away at environmentalists for their "faulty science and economics, strident street theater, and demands for immediate, drastic action on problems that are often hypothetical or overstated.
In one of the great panoramic set pieces of the English language--the famous chapter from his History on the condition of England in 1685--Macaulay sets out to cure the reader of any notion that the olden times were better: For page upon page he hammers away at the miserableness of the food, the lodgings, the roads, the communications, the sanitation; the badness of governance; the insecurity of person and property; the prevalence of disorder and crime.