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slashing

slash·ing

slashing

 
pronunciation:
slae shIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: severe and merciless.
slashing criticism
definition 2: striking heavily, as rain or hail.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of one that slashes, as with a weapon.
definition 2: a place in a forest that is cleared, but scattered with debris; slash.
derivation: slashingly (adv.)