strike


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walkout

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attack

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walk out

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collide with

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affect

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attack

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  • attack
  • assault someone
  • fall upon someone
  • set upon someone
  • lay into someone

occur to

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seem to

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  • seem to
  • appear to
  • look to
  • give the impression to

agree on

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make

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ignite

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discover

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strike back

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  • retaliate
  • hit back
  • pay (someone) back
  • reciprocate
  • take revenge
  • even the score
  • get your own back
  • wreak vengeance
  • exact retribution
  • give as good as you get
  • take an eye for an eye
  • make reprisal
  • give (someone) a taste of his or her own medicine
  • give tit for tat
  • return like for like

strike someone down

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strike something out or off or through

strike something up: establish

strike something up: start to play

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to grasp at (something) eagerly, forcibly, and abruptly with the jaws

to give forth or cause to give forth a clear, resonant sound

to remove or invalidate by or as if by running a line through or wiping clean

to evoke a usually strong mental or emotional response from

to enter a person's mind

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to have a sudden overwhelming effect on

to cease working in support of demands made upon an employer

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strike back: to return like for like, especially to return an unfriendly or hostile action with a similar one

strike down: to cause to fall, as from a shot or blow

strike out: to proceed in a specified direction

something that has been discovered

Synonyms for strike

a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions

an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective

a gentle blow

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a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball

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(baseball) a pitch that the batter swings at and misses, or that the batter hits into foul territory, or that the batter does not swing at but the umpire judges to be in the area over home plate and between the batter's knees and shoulders

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a conspicuous success

make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target

indicate (a certain time) by striking

affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely

stop work in order to press demands

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touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly

attain

produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically

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cause to form (an electric arc) between electrodes of an arc lamp

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produce by ignition or a blow

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remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line

cause to experience suddenly

drive something violently into a location

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occupy or take on

form by stamping, punching, or printing

smooth with a strickle

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pierce with force

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arrive at after reckoning, deliberating, and weighing

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This video emphasizes how far our Air Force has come with Precision Strike.
During the 1996 commercial building strike, for example, the RAB obtained a citywide injunction after incidents of violence early on in the strike, which helped quash such activity for the remainder of the strike.
There were at least two reasons for emphasizing the white-collar nature of the strike in theme rallies and strike literature.
However, the threat of a strike should, if properly evaluated by both sides, make actual strikes extremely rare.
This approach makes Strike more sympathetic: He's not only charismatic but he is also plagued by enough of a conscience that he's literally eaten up from the inside by ulcers over the stress of his daily activities.
Not only that, but the strikes were scattered and staggered, breaking out at one port one day, then another the next.
A federal mediator has not called the two sides together for face-to-face talks since the strike began, and the museum has watched a bad situation dramatically worsen.
The island's current governor, Pedro Rossello, is a fervent advocate of statehood, and the fight over Puerto Rico's political status forms a backdrop to the telephone strike (see sidebar).
In Seattle, Larry Lee Fisher was recently sentenced to life in prison for his third strike, the theft of $100 from a sandwich shop.
Combining that knowledge with information about shifting spatial patterns could help seismologists predict more accurately when and where great quakes will strike, she says.
Roger Calvert, owner/manager of Calvert Motors, a General Motors dealership in Iroquois Falls and Cochrane, said his sales figures were particularly non-existent during the three-week strike.
The revolution in nursing and collective bargaining over the previous 5 to 10 years made a strike a likely occurrence.
Additionally, during the general strike (which began on September 20, 2006), a substantial number of pilots voluntarily elected to return to work.
WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- The US-led coalition continued to strike ISIL targets in Syria and Iraq, with a total of 23 airstrikes conducted on December 4, the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) said in a statement released Saturday.
Finnair said that it will be able to operate some domestic and European scheduled flights should a strike planned by the Finnish flight attendants union begin this morning.