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Synonyms of flail

Noun


1. flail, implement

usage: an implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick at the end; used in manual threshing

Verb


1. thrash, thresh, lam, flail, beat, beat up, work over

usage: give a thrashing to; beat hard

2. flail, thresh, beat, flap

usage: move like a flail; thresh about; "Her arms were flailing"

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