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1    bang, crash, dash, fling, hurl, smash, throw, thump  
2      (slang)   attack, blast, castigate, criticize, damn, excoriate, lambast(e), pan     (informal)   pillory, shoot down     (informal)   slate     (informal)   tear into     (informal)   vilify  
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  ( slams    3rd person present)   ( slamming    present participle)   ( slammed    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you slam a door or window or if it slams, it shuts noisily and with great force.  
She slammed the door and locked it behind her...      V n  
I was relieved to hear the front door slam...      V  
He slammed the gate shut behind him.      V n adj  
2       verb   If you slam something down, you put it there quickly and with great force.  
She listened in a mixture of shock and anger before slamming the phone down.      V n with adv  
3       verb   To slam someone or something means to criticize them very severely.     (JOURNALISM)  
The famed film-maker slammed the claims as `an outrageous lie'...      V n  
4       verb   If one thing slams into or against another, it crashes into it with great force.  
The plane slammed into the building after losing an engine shortly after take-off...      V into/against n  
He slammed me against the ground.      V n into/against n  
    Grand Slam  

Grand Slam        ( Grand Slams    plural  )
1       adj   In sport, a Grand Slam tournament is a major one.  
ADJ n  
...her 39 Grand Slam titles.     
      Grand Slam is also a noun., n-count  
It's my first Grand Slam and I was hoping to make a good impression.     
2       n-count   If someone wins a Grand Slam, they win all the major tournaments in a season in a particular sport, for example in rugby or tennis.  
They won the Grand Slam in 1990.     

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slap, slab, slay, slim

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