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beat
n. the act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
beat
n. a stroke or blow; "the signal was two beats on the steam pipe"
beat
n. a regular rate of repetition; "the cox raised the beat"
musical rhythm, beat, rhythm
n. the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music; "the piece has a fast rhythm"; "the conductor set the beat"
cadence, beat, measure, metre, meter
n. (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
beat
n. the sound of stroke or blow; "he heard the beat of a drum"
beat, beatnik
n. a member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior
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beat
v. produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly; "beat the drum"
circumvent, beat, outfox, outsmart, overreach, outwit
v. beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"
scramble, beat
v. stir vigorously; "beat the egg whites"; "beat the cream"
beat
v. make by pounding or trampling; "beat a path through the forest"
beat
v. indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks; "Beat the rhythm"
beat
v. be superior; "Reading beats watching television"; "This sure beats work!"
quiver, beat, pulsate
v. move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the city pulsated with music and excitement"
flap, beat
v. move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
beat
v. glare or strike with great intensity; "The sun was beating down on us"
thrum, beat, drum
v. make a rhythmic sound; "Rain drummed against the windshield"; "The drums beat all night"
ticktack, beat, ticktock, tick
v. make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"
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rhythm
n. the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music; "the piece has a fast rhythm"; "the conductor set the beat"
roll
v. pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/; "She rolls her r's"
win
v. be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious; "He won the Gold Medal in skating"; "Our home team won"; "Win the game"
get the hang, master
v. be or become completely proficient or skilled in; "She mastered Japanese in less than two years"
outsmart, outmanoeuvre, outmaneuver
v. defeat by more skillful maneuvering; "The English troops outmaneuvered the Germans"; "My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations"
overmaster, overwhelm, overpower
v. overcome by superior force
wave, curl
v. twist or roll into coils or ringlets; "curl my hair, please"
wave, curl
v. twist or roll into coils or ringlets; "curl my hair, please"
knock about, batter, buffet
v. strike against forcefully; "Winds buffeted the tent"
knock about, batter, buffet
v. strike against forcefully; "Winds buffeted the tent"
bear
v. move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"
bear
v. move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"
wave, flourish, brandish
v. move or swing back and forth; "She waved her gun"
commix, amalgamate, unify, mingle, mix
v. to bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"
immingle, intermingle, intermix, blend
v. combine into one; "blend the nuts and raisins together"; "he blends in with the crowd"; "We don't intermingle much"
switch, flip, throw
v. cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
lace up, lace
v. draw through eyes or holes; "lace the shoelaces"
lace up, lace
v. draw through eyes or holes; "lace the shoelaces"
lace up, lace
v. draw through eyes or holes; "lace the shoelaces"
beat
v. make by pounding or trampling; "beat a path through the forest"
beat
v. make by pounding or trampling; "beat a path through the forest"
whelm, sweep over, overtake, overcome, overpower, overwhelm
v. overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
quiver, flutter, flitter, waver, flicker
v. move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"
palpitate
v. cause to throb or beat rapidly; "Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart"
whip
v. thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash; "The tall grass whipped in the wind"
dart, fleet, flutter, flit
v. move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
dart, fleet, flutter, flit
v. move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
wave, flap, undulate, roll
v. move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"
be adrift, blow, drift, float
v. be in motion due to some air or water current; "The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"
be adrift, blow, drift, float
v. be in motion due to some air or water current; "The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"
flop
v. fall suddenly and abruptly
flop
v. fall suddenly and abruptly
quiver, beat, pulsate
v. move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the city pulsated with music and excitement"
flap, beat
v. move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
flap, beat
v. move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
fling
v. move in an abrupt or headlong manner; "He flung himself onto the sofa"
throb
v. pulsate or pound with abnormal force; "my head is throbbing"; "Her heart was throbbing"
play a trick on, pull a fast one on, play tricks, play a joke on, flim-flam, fox, fob, trick
v. deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week"
befool, gull, fool
v. make a fool or dupe of
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