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Synonyms for boot

kick

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boot someone out

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too big for your boots

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the act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed from employment

the act of ejecting or the state of being ejected

a strong, pleasant feeling of excitement or stimulation

to be an advantage to

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the swift release of a store of affective force

protective casing for something that resembles a leg

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an instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg

a form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed

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the act of delivering a blow with the foot

cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes

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"I kin remember when she weared worsted boots an' her two feets was no bigger dan yer t'umb an' she weared worsted boots, Miss Smith," she cried, raising her streaming eyes.
'Look at these here boots--eleven pair o' boots; and one shoe as belongs to number six, with the wooden leg.
But I was resolved to see for myself what new mystification was going on before I trusted Rosanna's boot in the Sergeant's hands.
When he had finished, he fell into his old attitude, and taking up the boot again, mused for some time.
After hailing the mom with this second salutation, he threw a boot at the woman as a third.
"Well, I got my boots on, and we went down and slipped in and laid the paper of sugar on the berth, and sat down soft and sheepish and went to listening to Bud Dixon snore.
"The soldiers say it feels easier without boots," said Captain Tushin smiling shyly in his uncomfortable position, evidently wishing to adopt a jocular tone.
There 's one thing you must have, and that is, bronze boots," said Fan, impressively.
Probably because this reason is in the air, Twemlow, far from being singular in his persuasion that he works like a Trojan, is capped by Podsnap, who in his turn is capped by Boots and Brewer.
Having warbled his thanks and put the potions in his boots, Hugo departed, and Hagar informed the audience that as he had killed a few of her friends in times past, she had cursed him, and intends to thwart his plans, and be revenged on him.
(on the Christmas cards), with their curly hair and natty hats, their well-shaped legs incased in smalls, their dainty Hessian boots, their ruffling frills, their canes and dangling seals.
It is for OTHER folk that one wears an overcoat and boots. In any case, therefore, I should have needed boots to maintain my name and reputation; to both of which my ragged footgear would otherwise have spelled ruin.
His face was flushed with anger, and he held an old and dusty boot in one of his hands.
My man became painfully acquainted with the toe of a boot. It was thick, sir; and it was Hardyman's."
Soon the unfortunate girl, through a mist which spread before her eyes, beheld the boot approach; she soon beheld her foot encased between iron plates disappear in the frightful apparatus.