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licking

Synonyms of licking in English:

noun

informal
  • 1 the team took a licking
    defeat, beating, trouncing, thrashing
    informal hiding, pasting, hammering, drubbing, shellacking
  • 2 Ray got the worst licking of his life
    thrashing, beating, flogging, whipping
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