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kick

verb

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1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • he's been kicking all week about not getting the promotion

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2 to present an opposing opinion or argument
  • fiscal conservatives have already started to kick about the proposed program, claiming it will increase the state's deficit substantially

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kick

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of kick (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a pleasurably intense stimulation of the feelings
  • I get a kick out of downhill skiing

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2 a source of great satisfaction
  • it was a kick for the parents to see their once-shy son star in a Broadway play

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4 a forceful coming together of two things
  • I felt a kick in my hands as the jackhammer came roaring to life

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The first known use of kick was in the 14th century

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“Kick.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/kick. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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