Batter – meaning of the word and examples

To hit and behave violently towards a person, especially a woman or child, repeatedly over a long period of time, or to hit something with force many times. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To beat with successive blows so as to bruise, shatter, or demolish. (Merriam – Webster)

Bombard. (Merriam – Webster)

To commit battery against (someone) to offensively touch or use force on (a person) without the person’s consent. (Merriam – Webster)

To beat persistently or hard; pound repeatedly. (Dictionary.com)

To damage by beating or hard usage: (Dictionary.com)

Examples

Another hurricane is about to batter our coast. Trump is complicit.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/another-hurricane-is-about-to-batter-our-coast-trump-is-complicit/2018/09/11/ccaed766-b5fb-11e8-a7b5-adaaa5b2a57f_story.html?utm_term=.5bc749f30a37

Brighton batter bitter rivals Crystal Palace.

https://talksport.com/football/456241/premier-league-review-west-ham-cardiff-brighton-crystal-palace-bournemouth-huddersfield-town/

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