Part of speech:
(US) A sudden thought, particularly one that solves a long-standing problem.
As much as fills a such a container.
A band, often having an opening with a button closure, at the bottom of a sleeve.
The definition of a rap is a light knock, tapping sound or criticism, or a style of music where lyrics are spoken or chanted with reoccurring musical beats.
The definition of a blow is a hard hit or upsetting news, or receiving upsetting information.
The definition of a coup is a political uprising in which power changes hands or a successful strategic move.
The manner in which clothing fits:
(Medicine) A sudden attack, blow, stroke, or seizure.
(Baseball) To cause (a run) to be scored while at bat:
To touch or move as if with a caress:
Force applied against inertia.
(Obsolete) To form; to fashion.
Either of the two flattened fins of a whale's tail.
To touch or stroke (someone), often inappropriately, in making sexual advances
To hit; strike
To beat; flail:
To move along with a patting sound, as in running
(Intransitive, informal) Of two or more people, to stroke and fondle one another amorously.
Power means to supply with energy or force.
To move (a thing) against something else, or move (things) over each other with pressure and friction
To load or weight with shot.
To walk with long steps, esp. in a vigorous or swaggering manner
To swat is to hit and crush something such as an insect with a swift, small blow.
Throb means to vibrate, pulsate or beat quickly.
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To strike with a hard blow:
To deal a sharp, resounding blow.
The amount of something lost:
The condition or fact of not achieving the desired end or ends:
The act by which something is stroked.
A swift cut with a blade, particularly with fighting weapons as a sword, saber, knife etc.
A short diagonal line (/) used between two words to show either is applicable (and/or), in dates or fractions (3/8), to express “per” (feet/second), etc.; slash
A fabric woven with diagonal lines.
(Mathematics, archaic) The decimal point.
An unpleasant and unintended happening, sometimes resulting from negligence, that results in injury, loss, damage, etc.
anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
The definition of a throw is an act of something being propelled or hurled through the air.
the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
A disturbance of the blood supply to parts of the brain because of blockage or hemorrhage, causing unconsciousness, paralysis, etc.
a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain
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