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Impact synonyms
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A sudden feeling of distress:
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  1. A sudden feeling of distress:
  2. Something that suddenly causes emotional distress:
  3. An instance of the passage of an electric current through the body. The amount of injury caused by electric shock depends on the type and strength of the current, the length of time the current is applied, and the route the current takes once it enters the body.
Connection or interaction; communication:
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  1. Connection or interaction; communication:
  2. A person who might be of use; a connection:
  3. A contact lens.
A person, group, or thing that has influence
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  1. A person, group, or thing that has influence
  2. A person who exerts such power:
  3. The action or effect of such power
The act or process of impressing:
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  1. The act or process of impressing:
  2. An effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence of experience:
  3. (Dentistry) An imprint of the teeth and surrounding tissues, formed with a plastic material that hardens into a mold for use in making dentures, inlays, or plastic models.
Relevant meaning; application; relation
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  1. Relevant meaning; application; relation
  2. Relevance; a relationship or connection.
  3. The act, power, or period of producing fruit or offspring.
The intensity of power; impetus
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  1. The intensity of power; impetus
  2. The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
  3. The power to control, persuade, influence, etc.; effectiveness
Importance as a cause or influence
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  1. Importance as a cause or influence
  2. (Especially when preceded by "of") Importance, value, or influence.
  3. The power to influence or produce an effect.
Plural form of repercussion
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Plural form of reverberation
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An effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence of experience:
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  1. An effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence of experience:
  2. A result or effect of impressing
  3. An effect produced, as on the mind or senses, by some force or influence
To aim a stroke or blow:
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  1. To aim a stroke or blow:
  2. To dismantle and pack up for departure:
  3. To engage in a strike against an employer.
To be relevant to.
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To make into a different shape
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  1. To make into a different shape
  2. To shape again or give new shape or form to
  3. To shape, form, or organize again or anew.
A swelling or lump, esp. one caused by a blow
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  1. A swelling or lump, esp. one caused by a blow
  2. A blow, collision, or jolt.
  3. (Sports) A pass in volleyball made by redirecting the ball with the inside of the forearms, especially when extended and held together.
A clash or conflict of opinions, interests, etc.
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  1. A clash or conflict of opinions, interests, etc.
  2. A condition of opposition or conflict between two or more people or things:
  3. The act of colliding, or coming together with sudden, violent force
An injury to a soft structure, especially the brain, produced by a violent blow or impact and followed by a temporary, sometimes prolonged, loss of function. A concussion of the brain results in transient loss of consciousness or memory.
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  1. An injury to a soft structure, especially the brain, produced by a violent blow or impact and followed by a temporary, sometimes prolonged, loss of function. A concussion of the brain results in transient loss of consciousness or memory.
  2. (Med.) A condition of impaired functioning of some organ, esp. the brain, as a result of a violent blow or impact
  3. A violent shaking; agitation; shock, as from impact
Starched reinforced fabric used to strengthen a book binding or the spine of a bound book.
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  1. Starched reinforced fabric used to strengthen a book binding or the spine of a bound book.
  2. A sudden failure of a program or operating system, usually without serious consequences.
  3. (Computers) A sudden failure of a hard drive caused by damaging contact between the head and the storage surface, often resulting in the loss of data on the drive.
(Archaic) A turn
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  1. (Archaic) A turn
  2. A small, approximately cylindrical container, normally made of glass or clay, for holding fruit, preserves, etc., or for ornamental purposes.
  3. A jolt; a shock.
A sudden jarring or jerking motion, as from a blow.
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  1. A sudden jarring or jerking motion, as from a blow.
  2. A sudden, strong feeling of surprise or disappointment; a shock.
  3. A shock or surprise
Percussion instruments or their players considered as a group.
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  1. Percussion instruments or their players considered as a group.
  2. (Med.) The striking or tapping of the chest, back, etc. with the fingertips so as to determine from the sound produced the condition of internal organs
  3. The shock, vibration, etc. resulting from this
A sudden, powerful concussion; violent blow, shake, or jar
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  1. A sudden, powerful concussion; violent blow, shake, or jar
  2. An instance of the passage of an electric current through the body. The amount of injury caused by electric shock depends on the type and strength of the current, the length of time the current is applied, and the route the current takes once it enters the body.
  3. (Short for) shock absorber
A drink made of mint, sugar, soda water, and alcoholic liquor, usually brandy.
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  1. A drink made of mint, sugar, soda water, and alcoholic liquor, usually brandy.
  2. A violent breaking of something or the noise made by such breaking:
  3. A heavy blow or collision:
The intensity of power; impetus
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  1. The intensity of power; impetus
  2. The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
  3. The power to control, persuade, influence, etc.; effectiveness
An effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence of experience:
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  1. An effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence of experience:
  2. A result or effect of impressing
  3. An effect produced, as on the mind or senses, by some force or influence
(Elec.) The effect of an external field
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  1. (Elec.) The effect of an external field
  2. A person who exerts such power:
  3. The action or effect of such power
Reflection, as of light or sound; reverberation
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  1. Reflection, as of light or sound; reverberation
  2. A reflection, especially of sound.
  3. An often indirect effect, influence, or result that is produced by an event or action.
A sweet drink made with fruit juices, carbonated beverages, sherbet, etc., often mixed with wine or liquor, and typically served in cups from a large bowl
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  1. A sweet drink made with fruit juices, carbonated beverages, sherbet, etc., often mixed with wine or liquor, and typically served in cups from a large bowl
  2. A device or machine for making holes, cuts, etc.
  3. A tool for forcing a pin, bolt, or rivet in or out of a hole.
A powerful effect:
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  1. A powerful effect:
  2. (Informal, Dial.) A heavy, clumsy movement of the body
  3. A powerful force:
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