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Whatis the meaning of whipping?



 
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Whatis the meaning of whipping? #1 (permalink) Mon Oct 29, 2007 11:39 am   Whatis the meaning of whipping?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #113 "Synonyms for beat", question 7

Although the icy wind was ......... their face, they kept on walking.

(a) hitting
(b) whipping
(c) striking
(d) slapping

Synonym Search, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #113 "Synonyms for beat", answer 7

Although the icy wind was whipping their face, they kept on walking.

Correct answer: (b) whipping
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Whatis the meaning of whipping? #2 (permalink) Mon Oct 29, 2007 11:55 am   Whatis the meaning of whipping?
 

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'Whip' here = strike as if by whipping.
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