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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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The results of this study confirm postoperative brain stroke in Stanford type A acute aortic dissection is an independent risk factor of prolonged postoperative ICU stay time.
Prevention is better than cure" is especially true for brain stroke.
The chances for them (people with hypertension) to have a brain stroke is big.
Due to hardworking and difficult responsibilities, brain strokes caregivers eget depressed and it has bad influences on their lives.
President Jalal Talabani is still assuming his post despite his brain stroke and the long period of medication in Germany.
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.
General Manager of the music production company ' Rotana ' Salem Al Hindi confirmed that prominent Syrian singer George Wassouf is not partially paralyzed after suffering a brain stroke before several months.
Mohammed Abdulhussain Jaafar Al-Farhan ultimately died in the early hours of April 30 of acute brain stroke.
Diagnosis on discharge was: primary stroke, repeated brain stroke with neurologic sequelae, cerebral lacunarism, Binswanger disease, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, chronic alcoholism or brain atrophy of unknown etiology, all cases with brain CT-scan image of brain atrophy.
In the beginning, the Americans said he had a brain stroke, but they denied it later," Aref said.
Of the 31 UK deaths, 25 were related to heart problems, three linked to brain stroke, two men committed suicice, while another man died on the operating table.
The excessive apoptotic, or more rarely necrotic, cell death causes or accompanies numerous acute and chronic diseases and conditions, including brain stroke, acute myocardial infarction, Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, as well as body reaction to various toxic causes and infections.
Summary: While his son had already died, he passed away after suffering a brain stroke.
Shadia's Funeral [File Photo] Shadia passed away on Tuesday at the age of 86 after being transferred to a hospital earlier this month following a brain stroke.