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licker | lickerish | lickerous | lickety cut | lickety split | licking | lickpenny | lickspittle | licorice | licorice fern | licorice root




  •  A lapping with the tongue.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A flogging or castigation.  [1913 Webster]


licking, n. colloq.
1 a thrashing.
2 a defeat.



Waterloo, appetite, beating, cannibalism, carnivorism, carnivority, carnivorousness, chewing, collapse, conquering, conquest, consumption, crash, cropping, deathblow, debacle, defeasance, defeat, deglutition, destruction, devouring, devourment, dieting, dining, downfall, dressing-down, drubbing, eating, epulation, failure, fall, feasting, feeding, gluttony, gobbling, grazing, herbivorism, herbivority, herbivorousness, hiding, hunger, ingestion, lambasting, larruping, lathering, leathering, manducation, mastery, mastication, messing, munching, nibbling, nutrition, omnivorism, omnivorousness, omophagy, overcoming, overthrow, overturn, paddling, pantophagy, pasture, pasturing, pecking, quietus, regalement, relishing, rout, ruin, rumination, savoring, shellacking, smash, subdual, subduing, subjugation, tanning, tasting, thrashing, trimming, trouncing, undoing, vanquishment, vegetarianism, walloping, whaling, whipping, wolfing

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