the act of striking
something heavily and often
Then the pounding started up again on the front door.
the pounding of her heart
The town took a fair pounding from the RAF.
The town took a pounding during the hurricane.
The boxer took a pounding.
England took a pounding in the match.
The White House has been taking a pounding from critics of its policy.
the film has taken a pounding from the critics
Electricity and water shares took a pounding, with losses extending into double figures.
a pounding headache
the anxiety, the nervousness, the pounding heart
With pounding heart, I took my position upon the podium.
Binge drinking will give you a pounding headache the next day.
She drank too much wine and woke up the next day with a pounding headache.
I get a pounding headache if I wear my glasses for more than one hour.
the pounding waves
They had been buffeted by pounding waves and heavy rain for hours.
They walked home through the pounding rain.
moving quickly and forcefully; running
Imagine the pounding feet of an early morning jogger.
the sound of pounding feet
a pounding rhythm
Pounding music blared from giant loudspeakers.
the pounding beat of rock music
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