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Synonyms for lashings

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But the breeze, far from lessening its force, blew as if to bend the mast, which, however, the metallic lashings held firmly.
asked the man again, and, angrier than ever, he gave poor Pinocchio another lashing.
Her coolness had saved her, that and the strength of the deck lashings that held her.
He was looking back at us, his writhing lips lifted clear of the very roots of his huge fangs, his hair bristling and his tail lashing.
He bounded through the light, and into the light, dazzled by the brightness of it, and crouched down, with long, lashing tail, to orient himself to the situation.
First, with an access of caution, he craftily ceased from his charge, and, crouching, with lashing tail, studied the man who seemed so easily his.
cried Stubb at this instant, as a swashing sea heaved up under his own little craft, so that its gunwale violently jammed his hand, as he was passing a lashing.
Furling the sail and lashing it securely about the mast, boom, sprit, and two pairs of spare oars, I threw it overboard.
But the very passions themselves were aroused within her soul, swaying it, lashing it, as the waves daily beat upon her splendid body.
Up-and-down did it: and the landscape, which had been showing signs of mental aberration in various directions, returned to its normal condition of sobriety with the exception of a small yellowish-brown mouse, which continued to run wildly up and down the road, lashing its tail like a little lion.
Then, suddenly, the jungle giants whipped back, lashing their mighty tops in angry and deafening protest.
The peasant drivers, shouting and lashing their horses, kept crossing from side to side.
The Soldier now returned with a long line and tied all three firmly together, also lashing them to the body of the Saw-Horse; so there seemed little danger of their tumbling off.
They are perfect accompanied with lashings of butter and sometimes, I treat myself to some grated strong cheddar on them too.
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