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  Words related to lick

Related / Similar Words: punch, clout, poke, biff, lap, salt lick, solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, work, lap up, bat, clobber, drub, thrash

 

Definition:
  • (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose";
  • touching with the tongue; "the dog''s laps were warm and wet";
  • a salt deposit that animals regularly lick;
  • find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; "did you solve the problem?"; "Work out your problems with the boss"; "this unpleasant situation isn''t going to work itself out"; "did you get it?"; "Did you get my meaning?"; "He;
  • take up with the tongue; "The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother''s breast";
  • beat thoroughly in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!";
  • pass the tongue over; "the dog licked her hand";

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    Hyponyms: counterpunch, parry, counter, haymaker, knockout punch, KO punch, Sunday punch, hook, jab, rabbit punch, sucker punch, answer, resolve, riddle, strike, guess, infer, break, tongue

     

    Grouped Verbs: thrash, thresh, lam, flail

     

    Entailments: reason

     

    Derivational Morphology: pummel, pommel, biff, thump, pound, poke, clout, punch, plug, lap, lap up, solution, problem solver, solver, convergent thinker, answer, result, resolution, solvent, solving, thrashing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whipping

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: lizati   Catalan: llepar  
    Croatian: lizati   Dutch: likken  
    French: lécher   German: lecken  
    Greek: γλείφω   Icelandic: sleikja  
    Indonesian: jilat   Italian: leccare  
    Polish: lizać   Russian: лизать  
    Spanish: lamer   Swedish: slicka  
    Turkish: yala  
     
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