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struck

verb
past tense of strike

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1 to refuse to work in order to force an employer to meet demands
  • the union is calling for its members to strike until the mining company agrees to meet safety standards

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2 to act upon (a person or a person's feelings) so as to cause a response
  • we were struck by the willingness of total strangers to go out of their way to help us

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3 to enter the mind of
  • it struck her later that no one at the bank had asked for identification

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4 to come into usually forceful contact with something
  • the thump of hailstones striking the cars in the parking lot

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6 to take apart
  • the stagehands struck the sets the morning after the play closed

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8 to cast a spell on
  • the only way that she's going to get a man is if she strikes one

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The first known use of struck was in 1894

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“Struck.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/struck. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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