Beating

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Beating Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
  • the act of overcoming or outdoing
  • expanding and contracting rhythmically as to the beating of the heart; "felt the pulsating artery"; "oh my beating heart"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the act of overcoming or outdoing ,
  • the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

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'Beating' example sentence in quotations


* Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart. - Henry Ward Beecher

* A dream can be nurtured over years and years and then flourish rapidly. . . . Be patient. It will happen for you. Sooner or later, life will get weary of beating on you and holding the door shut on you, and then it will let you in and throw you a real party - Les Brown

* But words came halting forth, wanting Inventions stayInvention, Natures child, fled step-dame Studys blows...Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite,Fool, said my Muse to me look in thy heart and write. - Sir Philip Sidney


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  • Beating Duke is must for Panthers
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  • Gold Mining Stocks Headed For Another Beating
    Gold mining stocks are on course to take another beating Friday, after new stimulus measures by the Bank of Japan helped trigger another selloff in gold prices. Read more on this news related to 'Beating'
  • Trial ending in the 2011 hazing ritual beating death of Florida A&M University drum major
    A Florida prosecutor on Friday cast a former Florida A&M University band member as the orchestrator of the 2011 beating death of a drum major who, as part of a hazing ritual, pushed his way through a band bus while his fellow musicians kicked him and pummeled him with their fists and drumsticks. Read more on this news related to 'Beating'

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