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English noun: welt

1. welt (state) a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions


Synonymswale, weal, wheal


Broader (hypernym)harm, hurt, injury, trauma

2. welt (artifact) a raised or strengthened seam


Broader (hypernym)seam


English verb: welt

1. welt (contact) beat severely with a whip or rod


SamplesThe teacher often flogged the students.
The children were severely trounced.


ExamplesThey want to welt the prisoners


Synonymsflog, lash, lather, slash, strap, trounce, whip


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)beat, beat up, work over


Narrower (hyponym)birch, cat, cowhide, flagellate, horsewhip, leather, scourge, switch

2. welt (change) put a welt on


SamplesWelt the shoes.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)add









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