English Synonyms and Antonyms
A blow is a sudden impact, as of a fist or a club; a stroke is a sweeping movement; as, the stroke of a sword, of an oar, of the arm in swimming. A shock is the sudden encounter with some heavy body; as, colliding railway-trains meet with a shock; the shock of battle. A slap is given with the open hand, a lash with a whip, thong, or the like; we speak also of the cut of a whip. A buffet or cuff is given only with the hand; a blow either with hand or weapon. A cuff is a somewhat sidelong blow, generally with the open hand; as, a cuff or box on the ear. A stripe is the effect or mark of a stroke. In the metaphorical sense, blow is used for sudden, stunning, staggering calamity or sorrow; stroke for sweeping disaster, and also for sweeping achievement and success. We say a stroke of paralysis, or a stroke of genius. We speak of the buffets of adverse fortune. Shock is used of that which is at once sudden, violent, and prostrating; we speak of a shock of electricity, the shock of an amputation, a shock of surprise. Compare BEAT.
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eyelash, lash, cilium(noun)
any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip
whip, lash, whiplash(verb)
a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object
"the whip raised a red welt"
flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce(verb)
beat severely with a whip or rod
"The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
lambast, chide, welt, whip, convulse, crush, vanquish, blister, beat out, thresh, rack up, scald, strap, slash, beat, reproof, trounce, flog, berate, jactitate, chew out, cut down, have words, lambaste, thresh about, bawl out, dress down, thrash about, take to task, worst, chew up, call down, lather, cane, thrash, toss, soap, reprimand, scold, mop up, rebuke, whisk, jaw, rag, gash, pip, call on the carpet, remonstrate, lecture, shell
lash or flick about sharply
"The lion lashed its tail"
strike as if by whipping
"The curtain whipped her face"
bind with a rope, chain, or cord
"lash the horse"
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How to use lash in a sentence?
Lash extensions are a more recent trend which came to us from Asia about 20 years ago.
When you wear false lashes or lash extensions, you really don't need to use mascara.
Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash.
Just put it in the outer crease, or put it on the lash line.
Typically, a clientwill come in for an eyelash extension fill every two to four weeks. If you don’t get a fill, the lashextensions will shed, one by one, with your natural lash cycle, and will all be gone in about six weeks or so.
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- piskeslag, piskesnertDanish
- zurriagazo, látigo, latigazoSpanish
- nakata, piiskata, sivallus, piiskanisku, siima, sataa kaatamalla, haukkua pystyyn, ruoskanisku, lieka, ruoskia, suomiaFinnish
- coup de fouet, fouetter, gronder, lanièreFrench
- sferzata, staffile, rimproverare, staffilataItalian
- стегать, кри́тика, кнут, плеть, [[удар]] [[плеть, хлестать, [[удар]] [[хлыст, бич, [[удар]] [[бич, нагайка, сечь, хлыст, пороть, [[ре́зкий]] [[упрёк]], плёткаRussian
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