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  Words related to buck

Related / Similar Words: sawhorse, horse, sawbuck, vaulting horse, long horse, Buck, Pearl Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, clam, jerk, hitch, tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, go against

 

Definition:
  • mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope);
  • a framework for holding wood that is being sawed;
  • a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting;
  • United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973);
  • a piece of paper money worth one dollar;
  • jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked";
  • move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office";
  • resist; "buck the trend";
  • to strive with determination; "John is bucking for a promotion";
  • of the lowest rank in a category; "a buck private";

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    See Also: shoot up

     

    Hyponyms: stag, trestle, rip

     

    Grouped Verbs: dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot

     

    Derivational Morphology: jerk, hitch, jerking, jolt

     

     
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