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striking (out)

verb (1)
present participle of strike (out)

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to show (something written) to be no longer valid by drawing a cross over or a line through it
  • struck out all references to indecent matters

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  • stetting

striking out

verb (2)
present participle of strike out

Synonyms & Antonyms of striking out (Entry 2 of 2)

to be unsuccessful
  • their joint venture in Las Vegas struck out, and they hurriedly dissolved the partnership

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“Striking (out).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/striking%20%28out%29. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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