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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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Aberdeen were punchless and the boss confessed that he wondered if his decision to rest McGinn after his exertions with Northern Ireland at Euro 2016 would haunt him.
Other than for a brief purple patch for the on-loan Nicklas Bendtner, since the days of Darren Bent and Asamoah Gyan Sunderland have been punchless in front of goal.
Poor Northamptonshire were ground into the sunsoaked September dirt by Hain's partnership of 360 in 99 overs with Jonathan Trott, who finished with 164 (312 balls, 20 fours, one six) against punchless and punchdrunk opposition.
The Scot was bitterly disappointed at his side's punchless display, conceding that the relegation-haunted Magpies were hungrier and better organised in miserable conditions, but he admitted that his major problem is to find a replacement for Leon Clarke.
Without Michu and Bony, Swansea were punchless in attack, although Valencia captain Jeremy Mathieu cleared Vazquez's effort off the line in the dying seconds.
Burnley blew Forest away they are turning the corner @BrigadierUK: How can punchless Aberdeen be odds-on to win a SPL game?
Wales' punchless and leaderless performancelast night got even worse when Jones gave away a needless injury-time penalty.
Sadly, it's none of these and has a punchless ending.
When I look at the table I see a slender one-point gap instead of a seven-point lead due to a punchless attack.
But his young team still outplayed Doncaster's punchless purists.
While defensive blunders have not aided their cause there is no denying that a punchless attack has been the biggest contributing factor to Walsall's decline.
DESPITE being punchless - and, in their manager's case, wordless - Newcastle seemed a more together side at Highbury.
We were punchless and lightweight in attack, with our goal against the run of play.
Punchless County never looked like staging a comeback after the break, substitute Paul Bolland's speculative long-range shot bringing sarcastic cheers from the travelling fans as it drifted wide in the 60th minute.
Here's the bad: the pilot suffers from scribe Don Beck's punchless opening script that stains all of those trailblazing graphics with a collection of doltish black stereotypes.