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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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"I had a brain stroke like FPJ (the late Fernando Poe, Jr.)," he quipped, adding with a wry smile.
In particular, brain stroke (CVA) is a catastrophic complication after vascular surgery and its high fatality and disability rate seriously affects the prognosis and quality of life.
Guzowski K et al (13) compared risk factors in 300 patients with brain stroke and 120 patients with neurosis or sciatic pains.
Menhali had been in the United States since April for treatment after a brain stroke suffered last year, said Emarat Al-Youm, another UAE daily.
It also ensures maintaining the status of the head (30 degrees) for brain stroke patients and a straight position for spine patients.
Heba Masalha, al-Qiq's attorney, said the director of Aful hospital, where al-Qiq is being hospitalized, informed her that physicians at the hospital are concerned about a potential kidney failure or a brain stroke, due to al-Qiq's deteriorating health status.
She said what happened to their son took a toll on Cudia's father, Renato, who suffered a brain stroke and half paralyzing him.
Other accidents like drowning, electrocution, fall, choking, fire, as well as daily life emergencies arising out of acute attacks of heart problems, asthma, hypoglycaemia, brain stroke, seizures, anaphylactic shock etc.
The approach targets various damaged tissues synergistically and uses different repair mechanisms that include, but are not limited to, treating a brain stroke from both sides of the blood-brain barrier.
The approach targets various damaged tissues syncrgistically and uses different repair mechanisms that include, but are not limited to, treating a brain stroke from both sides of the blood-brain barrier.
ARBIL/ Aswat al-Iraq: The Kurdish Presidency announced today that Iraqi Presidential Post is a Kurdish right.In a statement, copy received by Aswat al-Iraq, the Kurdish presidency stressed this demand, calling any nomination for this post should have the approval of the Kurdish parliament.The presidential post, following 2003 event, had become the share of the Kurdish people.The Iraqi constitution stipulated the presidency post should not be more than two terms for the same person, unlike the premiership post, which is under acute wrangling among the political components in the country.President Jalal Talabani is still assuming his post despite his brain stroke and the long period of medication in Germany.561
A brain stroke occurs when cerebral blood circulation fails as a consequence of a blocked or burst blood vessel, causing a ischemia or an hemorrhage, respectively.
AFLAC's Duck, love it or hate it, has been a hugely successful source of recognition and an advertising brain stroke of genius, clearly defining the task of Gomez' marketing department as messengers pressed into decoding a service from an instantly recognizable campaign.
KAHyRE (CyHAN)- Legendary Egyptian football coach, Mahmoud el Gohary, has passed away at the age of 74 after suffering a reported brain stroke in Jordan.
On the other hand, Geagea paid condolences in the name of the Lebanese Forces for the passing away of the late ambassador Fouad Turc, who died today of a brain stroke at the age of 80.