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beat

(Defeat), verb be superior, be supreme, be victoriius over, bring to terms, checkmate, claim a victory, crush, dash, discomfit, excel, get the best of, get thebetter of, have the advantage, hold the advantage, lay waste, obtain a victory, outclass, outdo, outflank, outmaneuver, outpoint, outrange, outrival, overbear, overbid, overmaster, overmatch, overpower, override, overrake, overthrow, overtrump, overwhelm, predominate, preponderate, prevail over, put to rout, quell, ravage, repulse, rout, seize the advantage, subdue, subjugate, succeed in winning, superare, suppress, surmount, surpass, take precedence, thwart, trample upon, transcend, triumph over, undo, upset, vanquish, vincere, win the battle

beat

(Pulsate), verb alternate, come and go, convulse, ebb and flow, falter, flicker, flitter, fluctuate, flutter, move up and down, oscillate, palpitate, pass and repass, pendulate, pound, pulse, quake, quaver, quiver, reciprocate, seesaw, shake, shiver, shuffle, strike, sway, swing, teeter, throb, thump, toss, tremble, undulate, vacillate, vibrate, wave, waver, writhe

beat

(Strike), verb abuse, afflict, attack, baste, bastinado, batter, bruise, buffet, caedere, club, concuss, contund, cudgel, cuff, ferire, fight, flagellate, flail, flog, fustigate, give a blow, give a thrashing, hit, inflict, kick, knock down, lambaste, land a blow, lash, lunge at, maul, pelt, percutere, pound, pulsare, pummel, punch, punish, rap, slam, slap, slug, smack, smite, swing, thrash, thresh, trounce, verberare, whip
Associated concepts: assault, assault and battery, battery
See also: assault, attack, defeat, kill, lash, oscillate, outweigh, overcome, overwhelm, stress, strike, subdue, subjugate, surmount, surpass, territory, upset
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Plain-clothed 'spotters' patrolled the parkland into Cole Valley, and radioed any illegal biking through to police bikers who then gave pursuit off the beaten track.
Although a little off the beaten track of downtown Main Street, the Sidecar Restaurant is worth finding.
Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn said: "It's great to get off the beaten track when we're away from home, but things can change very quickly.
Grange Lodge is located slightly off the beaten track, but has a very high return rate by industry standards.
Off the beaten track from touristy Monterey, this 103-acre jewel, on the shore of a windswept peninsula, has been a retreat for Southern California recluses for nearly 100 years.
People who like to get off the beaten track (many Bradt guides are the first for that destination) and who are interested in knowing a little bit more about the place that they're visiting.
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Sample some hydrothermal areas a bit off the beaten track, such as Lone Star Geyser.
VisitScotland's (08452 255 121) excellent choice of accommodation ranges from cosy B&B to five-star luxury hotels, but visitors seeking self-drive holidays, quirky short breaks and hideaway hotels off the beaten track can get fledgling travel company McKinlay Kidd (08707 606 027) to draw up a personal itinerary and fix hotel bookings, dinner reservations, car hire and ferry bookings.
The only use of a gentleman in traveling is to look after the luggage, and we take care to have no luggage," Organized into seven major themes (adventurers, companions, writers and artists, and so on) and punctuated by short biographies (the tale of Lady Isabel Burton's infamous trek to Mecca in 1869, disguised as a boy, is among the best), Off the Beaten Track is ideal for armchair time traveling.
This schoolmasterly approach is not contrasted by a creative graphic designer, nor particularly up-to date or off the beaten track references.
Along with visiting a few of the city's famous old church buildings on this night, my husband seeks out places off the beaten track, whose steeples we have only seen while whizzing by on the expressway.