father of Haman, designated usually “the Agagite” (Esther 3:1, 10; 8:5).
the king’s, the father of Jerahmeel, mentioned in Jer. 36:26. Some take this word as a common noun, “the king”, and understand that Jerahmeel was Jehoiakim’s son. Probably, however, it is to be taken as a proper name.
noun 1. the emblem of the Soviet Union, adopted in 1923 and consisting of an insignia of a hammer with its handle across the blade of a sickle and a star above. 2. any emblem similar to this, as the flag of Communist parties in some countries. noun 1. the emblem on the flag of […]
adverb 1. with great vigor, determination, or vehemence: When he starts a job he goes at it hammer and tongs. adverb phrase Very violently; with full force: We went at each other hammer and tongs [1708+; reflecting use of both the blacksmith’s main tools] Forcefully, with great vigor. For example, She went at the weeds […]
- Hammer away at
verb phrase To persist in a line of questioning or declaration; attempt to persuade or break down by force: The prosecutor kept hammering away at the alibi/ He hammered away at my credibility (1887+) Keep at something continuously, as in The reporters hammered away at the candidate. This phrase employs hammer in the sense of […]