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Synonyms for conk

the uppermost part of the body

conk out: to cease functioning properly

conk out: to suddenly lose all health or strength

Synonyms for conk

come to a stop

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hit, especially on the head

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pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain

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The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) said it was 'disturbing' to find out that relatively new power plants conked out more than 20 times from March 5 to April 25 this year.
Ndukwe and his company, Messrs Conk Productions Nigeria Limited, were alleged to have received gratification to the tune of N42,750,000 (Forty-Two Million, Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) in various monthly instalments between March 2009 and January 2010.
The conk was a style representative of lower-class African Americans, "the emblem of the hippest, street-savvy Black, the choice of hustlers, pimps, professional gamblers, and criminals" (45).
As Red Nose Day (March 18) approaches, Captain Conk was sent to ask Merseysiders to do something funny for charity.
This is several years too late, assert critics who point to the board's history of unreliability, its faulty bulbs, cramped figures and shabby outlook, its tendency to freeze at key moments or spout gibberish, conk out or fail to start as a convincing body of evidence that it should have been trashed long ago.
"I think it must be his conk nose and his bouffant hair.
Remember, in the desert the fan can conk out if the temperature goes above 120[degrees]F.
However, Mary Conk, a legislative specialist for the American Association of School Administrators, says some district leaders don't yet realize the implications.
In an essay published in this Journal entitled Is There a Design Defect in the Restatement (Third) of Torts: Products Liability?, George Conk criticizes the American Law Institute and the Reporters of the new Restatement for immunizing prescription drug manufacturers from liability for defective design.
They divide 20 times, or 50 times, but eventually they conk out.
One characteristic, ironic moment catches Nigerian funkster Okosun describing his early days, when every aspiring musician in Nigeria was an Elvis, imitator, complete with homemade conk. Marre surrounds that observation with a history lesson about how the very drums and drumbeats forbidden by English colonists in the United States to slaves descended from West Africans became the rhythmic foundations of rock and roll, and then of international pop.
Vice President Leni Robredo and former President Benigno Aquino III were among the early birds in their respective voting precincts on Monday, queueing up under the scorching heat of the midday sun which fried tempers and, as some election observers said, caused many vote-counting machines to conk out.
and these are rough assessment by the engineers that there's a 50-percent chance that Malaya will actually conk out," Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho L.
A high percentage of refs are lawyers, teachers and accountants, Willie's linesman Willie "Conk" Conquer is a carpet fitter from Fife.
I'd have thought that boarding planes anywhere in the world was tacit acknowledgement that they can conk out, be delayed - or even worse.