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Synonyms for stroke

Synonyms for stroke

(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam

a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain

a light touch

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a light touch with the hands

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(golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club

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the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew

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anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause

a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information

a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush

any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing

a single complete movement

touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions

strike a ball with a smooth blow

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row at a particular rate

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treat gingerly or carefully

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Talabani had a brain stroke and under medication in Germany.
There is a high possibility that many of us would regard these signs as minor interruptions in our daily routine, rather than linking them to brain stroke.
The Company's first commercial therapeutics target ischemic brain stroke and chronic heart failure, diseases with few viable treatment options and markets exceeding $20 billion annually in the US & EU.
ARBIL/ Aswat al-Iraq: Kurdish regional government spokesman Omeed Saleh denied the news that the Kurdish Presidency expressed approval that head of Iraqiya bloc Iyad Alawi will have the presidential post instead of President Jalal Talabani, who is suffering a brain stroke.
AMMAN: Egyptian football coach Mahmoud El Gohary has died aged 74 after suffering a brain stroke in Jordan, according to reports.
singer is partially paralyzed as a result of brain stroke he encountered
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: President Jalal al-Talabani was hit by a brain stroke, according to Iraqiya TV.
condition is now improving and stabilizing after experiencing a brain stroke
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Parliament media department announced today that Parliament Speaker Usama Nujaifi cut off his official visit to India and to return to Baghdad following the brain stroke that hit Iraqi president Jalal Talabani.
Prominent Syrian singer George Wassouf is currently at the intensive care unit (ICU) at the Al Shami Hospital in Damascus after encountering a brain stroke and falling into a coma.
Saeed denied recent reports that claim his best friend comedian actor Adel Imam paid Saeed's medical expenses after he suffered a brain stroke.
Sheikh Kamal Abu Taima, a prominent Hamas leader in the occupied West Bank, has been pronounced dead in a Jordanian hospital on Tuesday after he suffered a brain stroke during his stay in the PA jails.
Summary: Lebanese artist Salwa Al Qatreeb died last Tuesday after suffering from a brain stroke
This brings the total number of Palestinians who have been shot dead by Israeli forces since the first of October to 57, including 13 children and Fadi al-Darbi, 30, a detainee, who died ten days ago in the Israeli hospital of Soroka after suffering a brain stroke as a result of deliberate medical negligence by Israeli Prison Service.