Beating

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  • 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"

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

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* 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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