punch


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Synonyms for punch

Synonyms for punch

to hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand

a quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand

a quality of active mental and physical forcefulness

an aggressive readiness along with energy to undertake taxing efforts

a stimulating or intoxicating effect

the capacity to create a powerful effect

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Synonyms for punch

an iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings

a tool for making holes or indentations

deliver a quick blow to

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drive forcibly as if by a punch

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make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation

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The punch being, by this time, drunk out, and the little Kenwigses
Micawber, finishing her punch, and gathering her scarf about her shoulders, preparatory to her withdrawal to my bedroom: 'I will not protract these remarks on the subject of Mr.
With these words, and resisting our entreaties that she would grace the remaining circulation of the punch with her presence, Mrs.
He then returned to the punch, in the highest state of exhilaration.
Micawber, that he ran with a glass of punch into my bedroom, in order that Mrs.
Legree was just mixing himself a tumbler of punch, pouring his hot water from a cracked and broken-nosed pitcher, grumbling, as he did so,
He sat doggedly down in his chair, and began sullenly sipping his tumbler of punch.
And now we have done, Sydney, fill a bumper of punch," said Mr.
How he managed to cope with his humor; whether he pledged himself in raw rum and blazing punch, and "clinked the can" with him as they made their bargains, does not appear upon record; we must infer, however, from his general observations on the absolute sway of this hard-drinking potentate, that he had to conform to the customs of his court, and that their business transactions presented a maudlin mixture of punch and peltry.
Last December, Heineken through Heineken UK has agreed a back-to-back deal with Vine Acquisitions to acquire Punch Securitisation A, comprising approximately 1,900 pubs across the UK.
Individual box sets are available incorporating appropriate punches, dies and draw studs used either with a counter nut or spacer for the optional hand-hydraulic punch driver tools.
With over 20 years of boxing and training experience, founder Brian Pedone designed, engineered and perfected Quiet Punch to meet the at home needs of the boxing market.
Periodically, the head of a punch should be ground back to the punch body's diameter.
The truth is that the history of punch goes back to the 1600s, and except for the communal feeling of gathering around a punch bowl, those stereotypical images have taken a sharp turn from the origins of true punch.
Punch, the great comic journal, is familiar to every scholar of the Victorian era, yet, as Patrick Leary reminds readers, perhaps we do not really know Punch all that well.