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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

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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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28) Subsequently, the Court became more active, striking down statutes at a higher rate, either on behalf of a liberal rights agenda or a conservative rights agenda.
47) Over the course of the Court's history, it has been far more active in striking down state laws than federal laws.
The Court has been active throughout its history in striking down state and federal laws, but has generally decided more cases invalidating state laws than federal statutes.
Thus, we can normalize the Court's record of judicial review by controlling for the average number of cases striking down statutes in any given historical period.
Indeed, a careful review of the cases confirms that, while "the scope of the doctrine that bars discriminatory taxes has not been clearly delineated," (30) the Sixth Circuit distended the applicable precedents in striking down Ohio's investment tax credit.
Indeed, since the Sixth Circuit rightly upheld the property tax exemption that DaimlerChrysler claimed regarding the new plant and equipment, while striking down the investment tax credit, it is difficult to fathom what type of incentives might survive scrutiny.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has delivered a key veto, striking down a bill that would have raised California's minimum wage by $1 an hour.
In 1988, he joined a majority of the Court in acquitting Morgentaler and striking down all protection in the Criminal Code for the lives of children in the womb.
In its decision striking down the ban on minors, the Supreme Court said that "minors enjoy the protection of the First Amendment" and added that "limitations on the amount that an individual may contribute to a candidate or political committee impinge on the protected freedoms of expression and association.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals striking down public school recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance because of its religious content.
Evans, a 1996 ruling striking down Colorado's antigay Amendment 2, in which he accused his fellow justices of "terminal silliness" for "disparaging as bigotry adherence to traditional values.
Perhaps the biggest obstacle to gay equality under the law remains Bowers, in which the court came within a hairbreadth of striking down sodomy laws.
While the majority of the Court, in striking down the RFRA, was technically correct, this ruling will nonetheless cause problems.