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verbal assaultOral or written speech that creates, or is intended to create, a fear of physical harmRate it:

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verbal assaultOften used other than as an idiom: an assault that is verbal.Rate it:

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assault and battery. This legal distinction exists only in jurisdictions that distinguish assault as threatened violence rather than actual violence.Rate it:

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a picture paints a thousand wordsA visualisation is a better description than a verbal description.Rate it:

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lash outTo make a fierce verbal attack.Rate it:

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bash aboutTo physically damage something or assault someone.Rate it:

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bench jockeyA baseball term for a player, coach or manager who is annoying and distracts opposition players and umpires from his team's dugout bench with verbal repartee.Rate it:

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bash upTo assault someone with the intention of causing physical injury.Rate it:

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beat upTo verbally assault repeatedly.Rate it:

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character assassinationa malicious verbal assault designed to damage the reputation of a public figureRate it:

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for pete's sake!The verbal expression to an untoward remark, gesture, action, grimace, gesture, glance: Response to a surprise, a stance, pose, offering, withdrawal, thrust, one's apparel, rejection,Rate it:

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get someTo attack or physically assault in a rapid manner.Rate it:

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granny-bashingassault or abuse of elderly persons.Rate it:

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high as a kiteA person's internal condition of jubilation, enthusiasm, expectation, apprehension, obvious to others from the person's body language, verbal expressions, demeanor.Rate it:

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i'll say amen to that!Amen offers a verbal agreement, an end-all to a prayer, a statement, an agreement in progress.Rate it:

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liven things upAppropriate actions, music, decorations, singing, props, verbal directing, recitations can assist to liven things up at a party or celebration.Rate it:

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quick on the drawCharacterized by rapid response, as to a verbal remark or to a new situation; quick to act.Rate it:

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rip and roarReact With Violent Body Language As Well As Strong Verbal Rejection, "Booo!"Rate it:

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smooth operatorA person who accomplishes tasks with efficiency and grace, especially one with verbal skills who is persuasive in interpersonal relationships, negotiation, etc.Rate it:

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speak softly and carry a big stickDo not boast or utter verbal threats, but do make others aware that you are prepared to use physical force if necessary.Rate it:

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throw a wobblyTo burst out into a verbal uproar.Rate it:

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witha flint and a meat axeA Depression Expression: A violent verbal assertion and call for action as a result of a dirty trick or mischevious misdemeanor.Rate it:

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word of mouthVerbal means of passing of information.Rate it:

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