whomping


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whomp

 (wŏmp, hwŏmp) Informal
n.
A loud, heavy blow or thud.
v. whomped, whomp·ing, whomps
v.tr.
1. To hit or strike.
2. To defeat soundly; trounce: whomped the opposing team.
3. To prepare or make, especially with little effort. Often used with up: "Meanwhile, you whomp up yams and spuds and bake your pies" (Garrison Keillor).
v.intr.
To hit or strike with a whomp.

whomping

(ˈwɒmpɪŋ)
adv
whomping big whomping great impressively large
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It's all there in brilliant color and high definition--one person or team basking in the glory of whomping another.
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Whomping the Spaniards, they chased away the remaining settlers, a group of Spanish and Huilliche Indians, who fled from the mainland to Chiloe.
You can almost hear the gladioli whomping that backside as he reaches for those high notes.