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Entry Word: hammer
Function: verb
Text: 1 to shape with a hammer <medieval artisans hammered brass into bowls and trays which they embossed with elaborate designs>
Synonyms beat, forge, pound
Related Words chase, fashion, form, knead, model, mold, work; coin, mint, stamp; carve, chisel, hew, sculpt, sculpture
2 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner <hammer a nail> <hammered the ball for a home run> -- see HIT 1
3 to strike repeatedly <tried hammering the door to wake them up> <the crops were hammered with hail> -- see BEAT 1