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  • The coyote-man raised his whip, there was a long moment of expectancy, then a swift movement, the whistle of the lash and its loud flat-sounding impact on the flesh.
  • From this stupor he was aroused to a more immediate sense of reality by the impact on his cheek of a well-aimed packet of chewing-gum.

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as in: her impact on foreign policy Define
influence or effect
as in: at the moment of impact Define
collision (when two objects collide or crash)
as in: an impact sore Define
pressed firmly
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