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Definition 1: a severe blow - [noun denoting act]

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

"a blow on the head"

Definition 2: a forceful consequence; a strong effect - [noun denoting phenomenon]

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

  • the book had an important impact on my thinking
  • the book packs a wallop

Synonyms for wallop in the sense of this definition

(wallop is a kind of ...) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

"the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise" "his decision had depressing consequences for business" "he acted very wise after the event"

Definition 3: defeat soundly and utterly - [verb of competition]

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

  • We'll wallop them!

(wallop is a kind of ...) win a victory over

"You must overcome all difficulties" "defeat your enemies" "He overcame his shyness" "He overcame his infirmity" "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"

Definition 4: hit hard - [verb of contact]

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

  • The teacher whacked the boy

Synonyms for wallop in the sense of this definition

(wallop is a kind of ...) deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

"He hit her hard in the face"

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