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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

References in periodicals archive ?
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.
Evans, the 1996 decision striking down a Colorado law preventing the enactment of any and all bans on discrimination based on sexual orientation, Scalia famously accused the majority of mistaking a "kulturkampf for a fit of spite.
During Franklin Roosevelt's administration, when the largely conservative Supreme Court was striking down New Deal legislation, liberals were up in arms about jurists' overstepping their constitutional bounds.
Courts have allowed more religious activity in colleges and upheld certain types of government funding for religion while still striking down coercive religious activity in elementary and secondary schools.
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.
While the majority of the Court, in striking down the RFRA, was technically correct, this ruling will nonetheless cause problems.
Marshall's ruling did not specify how much of the law she was striking down - the entire statute, which applies to anyone who offers help or encouragement in a suicide, or just the ban on physician assistance requested by a competent, terminally ill adult.
Garvan Murtha of Brattleboro, Vermont, issued an order yesterday striking down a law passed in 2001 regulating material on the Internet deemed "harmful to minors.
A court in Florida, however, recently ruled the opposite way, striking down that state's voucher program as a violation of the state's Blaine amendment.
A major victory has been achieved with the ruling of the Ninth Circuit Federal Appeals Court striking down Washington State's law against "aiding" a suicide.
Meanwhile, a California appeals court had something else to say on the subject last month in a split decision striking down assessments levied by the California Kiwifruit Commission.
The American Center for Law and Justice, an international public interest law firm that focuses on pro-life issues, said today a ruling by a federal appeals court striking down a New York decision that expanded speech-free "buffer zones" around abortion clinics is a "significant ruling" in the struggle to protect the constitutional rights of those who want to share a pro-life message.
Rehnquist's comments were made public May 29, when the Supreme Court issued an order stating that it would not hear an appeal of a lower court ruling striking down the government's display of a granite Ten Commandments monument in Elkhart, Ind.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled last month that mentally competent, terminally ill adults have a constitutional right to die, striking down Washington state's ban.