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beating

beat·ing

beating

 
pronunciation:
bi tIng
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of someone or something that beats.
the beating of my heart
definition 2: severe physical violence done as punishment or during a confrontation, usu. with blows from fists or a weapon.
similar words:
battery, punishment, thrash, work
definition 3: a decisive defeat.
similar words:
overthrow, thrash