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  • noun
    The flexible part of a whip or something resembling it.
    Injury caused by a severe jerk to the head, typically in a car accident. (suffering from whiplash, he spent weeks with his neck in a collar)
    Jerk or jolt (someone or something) suddenly, typically so as to cause injury. (the force of impact had whiplashed the man's head)
    Move suddenly and forcefully, like a whip being cracked. (he rammed the yacht, sending its necklace of lights whiplashing from the bridge)


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