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Synonyms for licking
ˈlɪk ɪŋlick·ing

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  1. defeat, lickingnoun

    an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest

    "it was a narrow defeat"; "the army's only defeat"; "they suffered a convincing licking"

    Synonyms:
    thrashing, trouncing, frustration, whacking, drubbing, defeat, beating, lacing

  2. beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whackingnoun

    the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

    Synonyms:
    thrashing, trouncing, walloping, debacle, whacking, drubbing, whipping, beating, defeat, lacing, lace, slaughter

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. lickingnoun

    Synonyms:
    lapping

  2. lickingnoun

    Synonyms:
    [Low.] whipping, beating, flogging, thrashing, castigation

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  1. lickingnoun

    Synonyms:
    flogging, chastisement, castigation, punishment, thrashing, whipping

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How to use licking in a sentence?

  1. Ken Smith:

    Contact between infected people and other animals should be minimized, specifically, basic hygiene measures should always be implemented. This includes hand washing before and after being around or handling animals, their food, or supplies, as well as avoiding kissing, licking or sharing food.

  2. Chloe Goins:

    I was butt naked lying on my back on a bed and did n’t have any idea where I was, i came to and remember seeing this big man crouched over me. It was Bill Cosby, and Bill Cosby was at my feet, kind of licking and kissing them and I think Bill Cosby bit my toe as that’s what woke me up.

  3. Chloe Goins:

    I came to and remember seeing this big man crouched over me. It was Bill Cosby, and Bill Cosby was at my feet, kind of licking and kissing them and I think Bill Cosby bit my toe as that’s what woke me up.

  4. Masao Miyazaki:

    When iridoid cocktails were applied on the bottom of dishes that were then covered by a punctured plastic cover, cats still exhibited licking and chewing even though they couldn't contact the chemicals directly, this means that licking and chewing is an instinctive behavior elicited by olfactory stimulation of iridoids.

  5. Tim Howard:

    When Alex Ferguson left I think there was a lot of people probably in the media( licking their) chops, excited for and looking for the slaughter that was about to come -- that was impending because unless the next manager came in and was absolutely perfect that was what was going to happen, david Moyes is one hell of a tough character. If anyone can withstand that and brush it off and move on it's David Moyes.


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  • LickenGerman
  • لیس زدنPersian
  • nuoleminen, selkäsauna, löylytys, murskatappioFinnish
  • léchageFrench
  • leccate, leccataItalian
  • лижењеMacedonian
  • cięgi, manto, lizanie, laniePolish
  • облизывание, взбучка, трёпка, лизание, разгром, поражение, поркаRussian
  • lickingTelugu

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