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n massage technique that uses the flat palms of the hands percussively; a form of tapotement. See also tapotement.
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In a separate investor conference call yesterday, Chua said the adjustment in 'sin' taxes, alongside slapping additional levy on sugar-sweetened beverages, would be pitched by the DOF following the passage of the first package of tax policy reform program, a bill for which is now pending in Congress.
The 54-year-old, who has been sacked, was also filmed slapping and pushing 88-year-old Josephine Sexton.
Panel chair Susan Hurds said: "The panel considers that slapping a patient is always wrong.
But the probe also found the man admitted slapping the woman "as he believed she was going to hit him" but denied hitting her more than once.
The prosecutor accused Mostafa of slapping him during an argument over the whereabouts of protesters arrested during a January rally in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria.
Till Shah Rukh hit the headlines for slapping Kunder, the faces were unknown.
This may be his thinking, but as I said, that the culture that has been followed in this country is that of a civil society and by inciting violence or by hurling shoes and slippers at somebody or slapping somebody is not a part of the Indian culture.
A HOSPITAL care worker has been accused of slapping a 90-year-old dementia patient in Coventry.
2 : to make a sound like that of slapping <Waves slap on the rocky shore.
Slapping the trigger was right up there with eating the yellow snow, among the other bad things with no redeeming value.
HAPPY slapping is just another name for ruthless bullying.
Prosecutor Justin Gau told Winchester Crown Court in Hampshire: "This is a very sad case where anti-social behaviour turned to tragedy, where happy slapping turned to manslaughter.