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whack

verb     /wæk/
[T] to hit someone or something noisily: He whacked the tree trunk with his stick. She whacked him in the mouth.Hitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain [T + adv/prep] informal to quickly put something somewhere: "Where shall I put my bag?" "Just whack it in the corner there."Placing and positioning an object
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