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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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The minister said that a poorly controlled diabetes can end up with a dreaded complications of cerebrovascular accidents or debilitating eye involvement leading to blindness.
The underweight patients had a higher re-transplantation rate due to graft failure and were more likely to die from hemorrhagic complications or cerebrovascular accidents than those in the control group.
The most common events were cerebrovascular accidents, occurring in 10 tegaserod-treated patients and 36 control patients.
Increasing medical evidence suggests that OSAS is an independent risk factor for cerebrovascular accidents, and conversely, those with cerebrovascular accidents are also at increased risk of having OSAS [13,14].
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ReoTherapy is new, state-of-the-art, robotic technology used for improving upper-extremity function in people who have experienced cerebrovascular accidents or have other neurological conditions.
His death certificate listed multiple cerebrovascular accidents, multiple myocardial infractions, and peripheral vascular disease.
Damage to the cerebellum and brainstem due to posterior circulation cerebrovascular accidents has been reported as a consequence of cervical spine manipulation therapy (CSMT).
These included new and old cerebrovascular accidents, hemorrhage, subdural hematoma, and Sturge-Weber syndrome.