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a hard blow with a flat object

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deliver a hard blow to

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This can be dangerous ground for some comics but Noble is a master of this art and kept the audience laughing with his tales of thwacking cherubs in heaven, Dick Van Dyke, Shirley Bassey under threat from Velociraptors and a diatribe against singer Craig David.
She is also a feisty handicapped girl who tames her schoolyard tormentors by thwacking the ringleader with her crutch and knocking the stuffing out of her.
The answers were not to be found in the thwacking soundtrack of bottoms being paddled, so Richey headed south to Washington, D.
With Strike Force thwacking the waves, a shadowy speck grows on the horizon, revealing a great barge at anchor.
Media violence is a real problem; I just cringe when I see the thwacking given Reginald Denny.
The thwacking beat and steadily mounting bassline give the strongvoiced and highly-fancied Bryn, a 22-year-old from Birmingham, a sense of urgency that his impressively charred vocal is well able to handle.
Their fast-paced thwacking of guitars, hand in hand with heavy, speedy drums, made them sound like the angrier younger siblings of Evolution Festival headliners, Maximo Park.
The occasional typewriter he does sell usually goes to a screenwriter or novelist who likes the feel of grasshopper arms thwacking a piece of white stationery.
Instead of vacant staring at the thumpingly dull BBC breakfast broadcast or the irritatingly inane ITV fare, the sight of the world's top batsmen thwacking a small white ball to kingdom come has been a joy to behold.
The thwacking drums lay down her rock chick intentions and this courageous comeback is built around the joyful whoop of her vocal.
Its harmonies were enriched by bows thwacking, marimba and vibraphone mallets racing, and, especially, the unexpected entrance of a harpsichord.
I suppose it's all that thwacking of whips on taut flanks, good-looking gauchos with strong thighs and the general air of 'OK, it costs a packet but we can afford it and, anway, it's healthy' that is so seductive.