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clobber

verb [T] (HIT)    /ˈklɒb.ər/ US  /ˈklɑː.bɚ/ informal
to hit someone or something hard and repeatedly : If you do that again, I'll clobber you (one).Hitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain to punish someone: The government is proposing new measures to clobber tax dodgers .Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating to harm someone financially : The new supermarket is really going to clobber the small local shops .Costing too muchExpensive and luxurious
(Definition of clobber verb (HIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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