Also, thrash around. Move wildly or violently, as in He thrashed about all night, unable to sleep, or The fish thrashed around on the dock, so Meg threw it back in the water. [Mid-1800s]
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If the oft-talked-about college “hook-up culture” could be embodied by a place, it would be Shooters.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Thus far, the most talked-about Green Friday hotspot is Denver dispensary the Grass Station.Colorado Weed Dispensaries Celebrate ‘Green Friday’|Abby Haglage|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A former talked-about, maybe-presidential candidate, Andrew Cuomo now hints at Hillary for president at his own re-election event.
Her book, for example, does not discuss her buzzed-about, scantily clad Maxim photo shoot from last year, and so neither do we.'Boy Meets World' Star Danielle Fishel Is OK with Being Topanga Forever|Kevin Fallon|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So when it was revealed he would instead be showing in New York, it quickly became one of the most buzzed-about shows of the week.Gareth Pugh's Fashion Show Lacked Fashion, But Not Passion|Justin Jones|September 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No additional feed-water was required during an ordinary day's work to thrash 1500 sheaves of wheat with 168 lbs.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
These stories by a round-about way, gathering in circumstantial detail as they travelled, had reached his sister.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
A few carbine and musket shots, from the knoll and house, soon brought them to a halt, and sent them to the right-about.
Why, I offered to thrash him and his two boys only three weeks ago, for hanging around after dark where I had a trawl set.The Rival Campers Afloat|Ruel Perley Smith
And forthwith went out into the street and began to thrash all the Armenians they could find!The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram