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lash is pronounced in one syllable
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video examples of lash pronunciation
An example use of lash in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… feeling the lash of the whip um well if …”
meanings of lash
To scold; or to satirize; to censure with severity.
To fall heavily, especially in the phrase lash down.
To bind with a rope, cord, thong, or chain, so as to fasten.
To strike forcibly and quickly, as with a lash; to beat, or beat upon, with a motion like that of a lash.
To strike with a lash; to whip or scourge with a lash, or with something like one.
To throw out with a jerk or quickly.
To utter censure or sarcastic language.
To ply the whip; to strike.
A stroke with a whip, or anything pliant and tough.
A leash in which an animal is caught or held; hence, a snare.
A hair growing from the edge of the eyelid; an eyelash.
A stroke of satire or sarcasm; an expression or retort that cuts or gives pain; a cut.
In carpet weaving, a group of strings for lifting simultaneously certain yarns, to form the figure.
The thong or braided cord of a whip, with which the blow is given.
Soft, watery, wet.
lash frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word lash occurs in english on average 1.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
topics lash can be related to
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