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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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Synonyms for strike

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

References in classic literature ?
Labour is doing nothing wrong in going out on this general strike.
The Employers' Association precipitated that strike.
You know, and you know that I know just what jobbery was done in the building trades' strike last fall, who put up the money, who did the work, and who profited by it.
It's a great stroke, this general strike," he said, as we bowled along through the crowded but orderly streets.
The working class did not come uptown any more to see how we were taking the strike.
He had hoped, at first, to recover most of the horses after the strike was over, but in the end he never recovered one of them.
We have maintained an orderly strike," it ran; "and we shall maintain order to the end.
As for myself, I was convinced that the end of the general strike was near, and I was resolved to return to San Francisco.
A general strike is a cruel and immoral thing, and the brain of man should be capable of running industry in a more rational way.
Yet ten years before, when there were no unions in Packingtown, there was a strike, and national troops had to be called, and there were pitched battles fought at night, by the light of blazing freight trains.
They were wanted to break a strike, and when it was broken they would be shipped away, and their present masters would never see them again; and so whisky and women were brought in by the carload and sold to them, and hell was let loose in the yards.
I don't even know where he is--he's run away to dodge the strike.
RAMALLAH, April 17, 2017 (WAFA) -- Following are the major hunger strikes carried out by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails since the beginning of the Israeli occupation in 1967:
WASHINGTON, June 14 (KUNA) -- Coalition military forces continued to attack the so-called Islamic State (IS), conducting 18 strikes in Syria and 14 in Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Force announced on Tuesday.
strike out : to be out in baseball by getting three strikes during a turn at bat