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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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Putting the boot in:Hortons' Estatecrrt property director Mr Robert Blyth and Pied-a-Terre manager Mrs Lynnette Egan admire the clothing firm's stocks as it prepares to open in Birmingham.
bar] PUTTING THE BOOT IN: England''s Jonny Wilkinson could well make the difference between winning and losing
But it's good to see that she is currently putting the boot up the proverbial, if letters sent to health chiefs and seen by the Irish Daily Mirror, are anything to go by.
With its latest proposals to lower the drink-drive alcohol limits, which currently allows a driver to drink up to two pints of normal strength beer or lager, the Government is really putting the boot in.
Men Behaving Badly star Leslie Ash is used to lads putting the boot in.
The midfielder was paraded before Hull's Cup game at the KC Stadium following his clubrecord pounds 5million move and wasted no time in putting the boot into his old side.
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