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verb     flail pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participleflailing
past tenseflailed
past participleflailed

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to move your arms and legs about in an uncontrolled way
  2. 2
    [transitive] to hit someone many times with something such as a stick
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  3. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] to hit grain with a special tool in order to break it apart
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a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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