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Synonyms for beat-up

Verb

1. beat, beat up, work over
usage: give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students"
2. beat up, drum up, rally, collect, pull in
usage: gather; "drum up support"

Adjective

1. battered, beat-up, beaten-up, damaged (vs. undamaged)
usage: damaged by blows or hard usage; "a battered old car"; "the beaten-up old Ford"
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