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  • n  the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    he gave the ball a powerful kick
    the team's kicking was excellent
  • n  the swift release of a store of affective force
    he does it for kicks
  • n  the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired
  • n  informal terms for objecting
  • n  the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs)
    a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick
  • n  a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics
    the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements
    the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him
  • v  drive or propel with the foot
  • v  thrash about or strike out with the feet
  • v  strike with the foot
    The boy kicked the dog
  • v  kick a leg up
  • v  spring back, as from a forceful thrust
    The gun kicked back into my shoulder
  • v  stop consuming
    kick a habit
  • v  make a goal
    He kicked the extra point after touchdown
  • v  express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
    She has a lot to kick about

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  • But, even posthumously, the former president continues to kick himself.
  • Each year thousands of misguided teenagers explore the fuzzy-edged world of the cheap kick.
News & Articles

  • Kick-Ass Chick Of The Week: Mom Photographs Daughter As Great Women In History [Photos]
    Among the mighty feats that MTV's "Girl Code" accomplishes is empowering its viewers to laugh off their insecurities and embrace their inner superstar. There's a kick-ass chick in all of us, so each week, we're shining the spotlight on one newsworthy woman who deserves a standing ovation. And some cake. Cake is good. Take a look at our [...]
    June 21, 2013 - MTV
  • Summer kick off concert features ‘Parrot Beach’ at Stirling Lake Saturday
    LONG HILL TWP. – The annual Summer Kick-Off Concert at the Lake, sponsored by Investors Savings Bank, will be held on Saturday, June 22, at Stirling Lake, Chestnut Street, Stirling.
    June 21, 2013 - Echoes-Sentinel
  • 'Kick-Ass 2': The Whole Gang Assembles In New Poster
    by Brett White Kick-Ass is back, and this time he's brought a few friends along. The latest poster for "Kick-Ass 2" shows off the franchise's new ensemble, with Hit-Girl (Chloe Grace Moretz) and Colonel Stars & Stripes (Jim Carrey) striking a post alongside Aaron Taylor-Johnson's titular ass-kicker. The poster also features Christopher Mintz-Plasse in his [...]
    June 19, 2013 - MTV

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