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English verb: thrash about

1. thrash about (motion) move or stir about violently


SamplesThe feverish patient thrashed around in his bed.


Synonymsconvulse, jactitate, slash, thrash, thresh, thresh about, toss


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)agitate, shake


Narrower (hyponym)whip









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