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noun     rap pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a quick hard hit, or the sound of this

    There was a rap at the door.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] music a way of talking using rhythm and rhyme, usually over a strong musical beat
    1. a.
    See also rapper
  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] American informal a statement by the police accusing someone of committing a crime

    a murder rap



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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