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Synonyms for whack

Synonyms for whack

to hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand

to strike, set down, or close in such a way as to make a loud noise

a quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand

a brief trial

Synonyms for whack

the sound made by a sharp swift blow

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the act of hitting vigorously

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hit hard

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Really, though, Whack World's format was a way to capture her different interests and styles, of which there are oodles.
But a board and a management team that whacks problems together is asking to be whacked by an unseen change in their environment.
And the manager replies: "It's a knick knack, Patti Whack, give the frog a loan.
The Boomophone Whack Pack has received numerous accolades, including the Parent's Choice Seal of Approval, The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval, Parenting Media Award and Creative Child Magazine's Top Creative Toys for 2004.
A moviemaker better have one hell of a compelling reason to have another whack at Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Pierre Choderlos de Laclos's 1782 novel that has already spawned a 1959 film version with Jeanne Moreau; Christopher Hampton's incomparable play starring Lindsay Duncan and Alan Rickman; director Stephen Frears's elegantly spidery 1988 film starring Glenn Close and John Malkovich; and Milos Forman's 1989 also-ran Valmont.
All you have to do is whack the little USB transmitter thingy into the slot in your computer, and it'll zing over the music goodness from said computer to the color-matched (ideal if your name is Santa Claus) receiver unit.
retailer Wal-Mart's Mexican unit Walmex aggressively lowers prices and continues to whack its competitors, three of them are banding together to better compete with the growing threat.
When the electrical part of the heart goes out of whack it causes the ventricles to just quiver (like shaking a bowl of Jell-O) going into a v fib rhythm that does not allow them to squeeze the blood though the body and the person can experience sudden cardiac death.
Roger von Oech, author of A Whack on the Side of the Head and A Kick in the Seat of the Pants, clearly, thinks that in order to get out of one's mental rut something a little more, well, extreme is needed than a "Po!" He actually goes back to the pre-Socratic philosopher Heraclitus For sayings that he explicates From the point of view of creativity circa right now in Expect the Unexpected or You Won't Find It, which is now available in paperback (Berrett-Koehler; 166 pp.; $12.95].
Now inevitably at the end of my lope, I wonder if this is how the Gymster-in-Chief feels, whacked out on endorphins making up his mind whether or not to whack Saddam.
Meant to Be by Rita Coburn Whack Strivers Row, March 2002, $11.95 ISBN-0-375-75809-7
Right-wing politicians feared Heartfield [Herzfeld] because he used the collage to whack them sharply across the face, and lips, revealing their lies and evil to the people.)
"You can't whack a prisoner, but you can whack a kindergarten child." Still, support for the practice remains strong in the Bible Belt, and one of President Bush's recent education proposals would shield educators from liability related to discipline they might mete out.