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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

  • threatened to knock him upside the head if he didn't do as he was told
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hang one on

3 to express oneʼs unfavorable opinion of the worth or quality of

  • hey, don't knock it until you've tried it
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blame, censure, condemn, criticize, denounce, dis (also diss) [slang], dispraise, fault, pan, reprehend, slag [chiefly British]

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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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