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To hit a person

hit

verb

to move your hand or an object onto someone’s body with great force, so that you hurt them

beat

verb

to hit someone violently several times

smack

verb

to hit someone with your flat hand or a flat object

bludgeon

verb

to hit someone hard with a heavy object

thump

verb

to attack or punish someone by hitting them with your fist

batter

verb

to deliberately hit someone many times

beat up

to hurt someone by hitting or kicking them many times

stun

verb

to hit someone so hard on the head that they cannot defend themselves or they become unconscious for a short while

hit

verb

if a vehicle hits someone or something, it moves against them with great force

punch

verb

to hit someone or something with your fist (=closed hand), usually as hard as you can

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a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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