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Definition 1: the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where pounding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard
  • the pounding of feet on the hallway

Synonyms for pounding in the sense of this definition

(pounding is a kind of ...) a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon

"a blow on the head"

Definition 2: repeated heavy blows - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for pounding in the sense of this definition

(pounding is a kind of ...) an impact (as from a collision)

"the bump threw him off the bicycle"

Definition 3: an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart) - [noun denoting event]

Samples where pounding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he felt a throbbing in his head

Synonyms for pounding in the sense of this definition

(pounding is a kind of ...) the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

"he could feel the beat of her heart"

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