Meaning: explosive hitting. Use examples.
Rewrite 1: hammer blow
Rewrite 2: bunker-buster punch
Rewrite 3: slug slam-fest
Rewrite 4: whack attack
Comment: What made this somewhat easier to pull off was to put the emphasis first on “blow” and then pick appropriate adjectives.
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