streak


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Synonyms for streak

Synonyms for streak

an intermixture of a contrasting or unexpected quality, especially in a person's character

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a number of things placed or occurring one after the other

to mark with a line or band, as of different color or texture

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an unbroken series of events

a distinctive characteristic

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a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background

a sudden flash (as of lightning)

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move quickly in a straight line

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run naked in a public place

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mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained

References in classic literature ?
It was our good fortune to leave the Streak when we did, for a little later one of the spy fishermen appeared.
We ran the few steps to the side of the Streak and jumped aboard.
The Streak was pulsing and vibrating and roaring like a thing alive.
He just went out like a streak and cleaned up all the little local fellows.
In this cheery mood they passed the hours until the first golden streaks of dawn appeared in the sky.
With its faint, grey streaks came the savages of Bekwando, crawling up in a semicircle through the long, rough grass, then suddenly, at a signal, bounding upright with spears poised in their hands - an ugly sight in the dim dawn for men chilled with the moist, damp air and only half-awake.
She's been fresh painted, black with two red streaks.
I want to find the whereabouts of a steam launch called the Aurora, owner Mordecai Smith, black with two red streaks, funnel black with a white band.
It was a view of Wildfell Hall, as seen at early morning from the field below, rising in dark relief against a sky of clear silvery blue, with a few red streaks on the horizon, faithfully drawn and coloured, and very elegantly and artistically handled.
The miserable man paced up and down the streets--so long, so wearisome, so like each other--and often cast a wistful look towards the east, hoping to see the first faint streaks of day.
A streak of 20 consecutive wins usually has been the measuring stick for greatness when it comes to football teams.
com Beat The Streak Sponsored by Dunkin' Donuts, as its continues to hope someone, somewhere ends the game's own unenviable string of grand prize futility, now worth $5.
3 PC maker in the world, unveiled, Tuesday, a device called the Streak, which looks like a mini tablet computer as well as a super-sized smartphone with a front-facing camera for video conferencing, hoping that it will be able to successfully compete against Apple Inc.
Worldwide Computer Products News-25 May 2010-Dell to launch Streak tablet in the UK in June(C)1995-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
We were obviously aware of the 151-game winning streak fashioned by the vaunted De La Salle High School football program in Concord, CA, that lasted 12 years before ending in 2004.