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Synonyms for hammer

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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Billina having fluttered under the hammer, it now remained only to rescue the private who was riding upon the iron giant's arm, high in the air.
A bold woman could commit ten murders with a light hammer and never turn a hair.
And I agree that a woman will always pick up a small hammer instead of a big one.
No man but an idiot would pick up that little hammer if he could use a big hammer.
Then he continued, mastering his discomposure: "The words you said were, `No man but an idiot would pick up the small hammer.
The two riddles are the little hammer and the big blow.
And with that the old little man walked away and stared again at the hammer.
I'm a strong man, as you say, but I couldn't have flung my hammer bang here from Greenford.
I think no thing of flesh held that hammer," said the blacksmith in a stifled voice; "mortally speaking, I think the man died alone.
Do you mean to say, Barnes," came the sharp voice of the cobbler, "that the hammer jumped up of itself and knocked the man down?
Do you remember the blacksmith, though he believes in miracles, talking scornfully of the impossible fairy tale that his hammer had wings and flew half a mile across country?
When you left your brother you were racked with no unrighteous rage, to the extent even that you snatched up a small hammer, half inclined to kill him with his foulness on his mouth.
At the foot of the church stood a smithy, generally red with fires and always littered with hammers and scraps of iron; opposite to this, over a rude cross of cobbled paths, was "The Blue Boar," the only inn of the place.
Between these two groups, and just clear of the main heap of hammers, lay a man in evening dress, spread-eagled and flat on his face.
It was one of the smallest and the lightest of the hammers, and would not have caught the eye among the rest; but on the iron edge of it were blood and yellow hair.