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strike (n):
a conspicuous success
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that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career.
that new Broadway show is a real smasher.
the party went with a bang
strike (n):
(baseball) a pitch that the batter swings at and misses, or that the batter hits into foul territory, or that the batter does not swing at but the umpire judges to be in the area over home plate and between the batter's knees and shoulders
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this pitcher throws more strikes than balls
strike (n):
a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
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the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
strike (n):
a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball
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he finished with three strikes in the tenth frame
strike (n):
an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
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the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn
strike (n):
a gentle blow
Related Words: raptap
strike (v):
cause to form (an electric arc) between electrodes of an arc lamp
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strike an arc
strike (v):
have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
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This child impressed me as unusually mature.
This behavior struck me as odd

Related Words: affectimpress
strike (v):
pierce with force
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The bullet struck her thigh.
The icy wind struck through our coats
strike (v):
hit against; come into sudden contact with
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The car hit a tree.
He struck the table with his elbow

Related Words: hit
strike (v):
arrive at after reckoning, deliberating, and weighing
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strike a balance.
strike a bargain
strike (v):
indicate (a certain time) by striking
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The clock struck midnight.
Just when I entered, the clock struck
strike (v):
make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
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The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939.
We must strike the enemy's oil fields.
in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5 to 2
strike (v):
affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
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We were hit by really bad weather.
He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager.
The earthquake struck at midnight
strike (v):
produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically
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The pianist strikes a middle C.
strike `z' on the keyboard.
her comments struck a sour note
strike (v):
smooth with a strickle
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strickle the grain in the measure
strike (v):
deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
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The teacher struck the child.
the opponent refused to strike.
The boxer struck the attacker dead
strike (v):
remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
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Please strike this remark from the record.
scratch that remark

Related Words: exciseexpunge
strike (v):
form by stamping, punching, or printing
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strike coins.
strike a medal

Related Words: coinmint
strike (v):
produce by ignition or a blow
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strike fire from the flintstone.
strike a match
strike (v):
occupy or take on
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He assumes the lotus position.
She took her seat on the stage.
We took our seats in the orchestra.
She took up her position behind the tree.
strike a pose
strike (v):
drive something violently into a location
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he hit his fist on the table.
she struck her head on the low ceiling
strike (v):
cause to experience suddenly
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Panic struck me.
An interesting idea hit her.
A thought came to me.
The thought struck terror in our minds.
They were struck with fear
strike (v):
find unexpectedly
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the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb.
she struck a goldmine.
The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake

Related Word: discover
strike (v):
touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
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Light fell on her face.
The sun shone on the fields.
The light struck the golden necklace.
A strange sound struck my ears
strike (v):
stop work in order to press demands
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The auto workers are striking for higher wages.
The employees walked out when their demand for better benefits was not met

Related Words: walk out
strike (v):
attain
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The horse finally struck a pace
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