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  Words related to stroke

Related / Similar Words: stroking, shot, solidus, slash, virgule, diagonal, separatrix, throw, cam stroke, apoplexy, cerebrovascular accident, CVA, fondle

 

Definition:
  • a light touch with the hands;
  • a single complete movement;
  • (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot require good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot";
  • any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing;
  • a mark made by a writing implement (as in cursive writing);
  • a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information;
  • the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam;
  • a light touch;
  • the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew;
  • a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain;
  • treat gingerly or carefully; "You have to stroke the boss";
  • strike a ball with a smooth blow;
  • row at a particular rate;
  • touch lightly and with affection, with brushing motions; "He stroked his long beard";

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    Hyponyms: caress, beat, bow, blow, break, carom, cannon, masse, masse shot, miscue, cut, undercut, swipe, tennis stroke, tennis shot, baseball swing, swing, golf stroke, golf shot, swimming stroke, downstroke, upstroke, underscore, underline, instroke, outstroke, ischemic stroke, ischaemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, haemorrhagic stroke, lick, lap

     

    Derivational Morphology: fondle, shot, caressing, cuddling, fondling, hugging, kissing, necking, petting, smooching, snuggling, stroking

     

    Anagrams: stoker, Stoker

     

     
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