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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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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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.
'"Never mind that," said the old gentleman; "you're much too fond of punch, Tom."
The punch being, by this time, drunk out, and the little Kenwigses
Francis privately concluded that the maraschino punch offered the only discoverable explanation of what the Countess had said to him.
We left him bestirring himself to feed the fowls, and we sat down to our punch in the arbour; where Wemmick told me as he smoked a pipe that it had taken him a good many years to bring the property up to its present pitch of perfection.
The punch being very nice, we sat there drinking it and talking, until it was almost nine o'clock.
He sat doggedly down in his chair, and began sullenly sipping his tumbler of punch.
He punched on, with his left hand only, and as he punched, doggedly, only half-conscious, as from a remote distance he heard murmurs of fear in the gangs, and one who said with shaking voice: "This ain't a scrap, fellows.
Mr Duffell's collection began with the 50p purchase of a Bullfinch punch from Lichfield Market.
Even Peter's very first punch - by the brand Bullfinch - will be up for sale.
We paid the pub a second visit this week, to see the Punch Bowl in its fully finished glory - after we called in for asneaky look and a chat two days before the relaunch.
The numbers showed that Pacquiao landed 112 of his 568 punches while Broner, who backpedaled and defended for most of the fight, connected on 50 while throwing a total of 295.
I attempted to punch somebody, and not in the face, either.
A witness previously described the defendant's punch as a 'Superman' punch, but in his interview he described it as six to seven on a scale of one to 10.