Drub vs Thwack - What's the difference?

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Drub is a related term of thwack.


As verbs the difference between drub and thwack

is that drub is to beat (someone or something) with a stick while thwack is to whack or hit with a flat implement.

As a noun thwack is

the act of thwacking; a strike or blow, especially with a flat implement.

drub

English

Verb

  • to beat (someone or something) with a stick
  • to forcefully teach something
  • to defeat someone soundly; to annihilate or crush
  • to criticize harshly; to excoriate
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    thwack

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of thwacking; a strike or blow, especially with a flat implement.
  • A heavy slapping sound.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To whack or hit with a flat implement.
  • * Washington Irving
  • a distant thwacking sound
  • To beat.
  • To fill to overflow.
  • (Stanyhurst)