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knock

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2 bad luck or an example of this
  • Getting his college degree was a six year adventure not without its share of knocks along the way.
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3 a change in status for the worse usually temporarily
  • The geneticist's reputation took a knock when several of his peers were unable to confirm his research findings.
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knock

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1 to come into usually forceful contact with something
  • My knee knocked against the table leg when I tried to get up quickly.
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2 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner
  • The gust of wind knocked him backwards.
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hang one on

3 to express one's unfavorable opinion of the worth or quality of
  • Hey, don't knock it until you've tried it!
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come down hard (on), find fault (with), take to task

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extol (also extoll), laud, praise


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