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  • n  the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
    the knocking grew louder
  • v  deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"
  • v  rap with the knuckles
  • v  knock against with force or violence
  • v  make light, repeated taps on a surface
  • v  sound like a car engine that is firing too early
  • v  find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws

  • But on Tuesday night, millions of people witnessed Michelle Obama daintily knocking knuckles with her husband as the Illinois Senator took the stage to claim the 2008 Democratic .
  • Knocking down doors was replaced by knocking on doors.
  • Instead, the boy with highlighted hair and a self-professed disdain for coach-mandated curfews went knocking on the doors of sports schools himself.
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  • Conan O Brien in Philadelphia Inquirer
    Doing so, O'Brien wrote, would "seriously damage what I consider to be the greatest franchise in the history of broadcasting. 'The Tonight Show' at 12:05 simply isn't 'The Tonight Show.' Also, if I accept this move I will be knocking the 'Late...
  • Naomi Campbell in Radio Netherlands
    According to a declaration, Ms Campbell said that "she had been awakened in the night by knocking at her door. She opened the door to find two or three men, she does not recall how many, who presented her with a large diamond which they said was...
  • Batista in Toronto Sun
    We heard a commotion at the door, knocking at it, trying to get in,said project manager Liony Batista.

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