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Adjective: slashing  sla-shing
  1. As if striking with slashing blows
    "his slashing demon-ridden cadenza"
Verb: slash  slash
  1. Cut with sweeping strokes; as with an axe or machete
    - cut down
  2. Beat severely with a whip or rod
    "The teacher often slashed the students";
    - flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, strap, trounce, whale [N. Amer]
  3. Cut open
    "she slashed her wrists";
    - gash
  4. Cut drastically
    "Prices were slashed"
  5. Move or stir about violently
    "The feverish patient slashed around in his bed";
    - convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, toss, jactitate

See also: dynamic, dynamical

Type of: agitate, beat, beat up, bring down, cut, cut back, cut down, reduce, shake, trim, trim back, trim down, work over

Encyclopedia: Slashing

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