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 for rap
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a reproach for some lapse or misdeed; "he took the blame
           for it"; "it was a bum rap" [syn: blame, rap]
      2: a gentle blow [syn: rap, strike, tap]
      3: the sound made by a gentle blow [syn: pat, rap, tap]
      4: voluble conversation
      5: genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in
         which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment;
         several forms of rap have emerged [syn: rap, rap music,
      6: the act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"
         [syn: knock, belt, rap, whack, whang]
      v 1: strike sharply; "rap him on the knuckles" [syn: rap,
      2: make light, repeated taps on a surface; "he was tapping his
         fingers on the table impatiently" [syn: tap, rap,
         knock, pink]
      3: perform rap music
      4: talk volubly

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