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Synonyms for stroke

Synonyms for stroke

(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam

a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain

a light touch

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a light touch with the hands

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(golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club

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the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew

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anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause

a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information

a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush

any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing

a single complete movement

touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions

strike a ball with a smooth blow

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row at a particular rate

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treat gingerly or carefully

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If your feet need TLC, a foot mask works wonders, turning scaly, cracked skin soft and strokeable in minutes.
Brad's new figure retains its popular squeezable bottom and, thanks to amazing new silicone technology, Tussauds' first strokeable chest.
Spring is here so throw away your dull drab winter clothes and get gorgeous with some caressable cashmere, adorable angora, strokeable satin and sexy silk.
Strokeable fabrics such as moleskin and other soft, short pile effects are wonderfully luxurious, according to Anita.
touchy-feely The buds of these smaller magnolias are eminently strokeable - and within reach.
Plunge yourself into a warm bath and feel your skin gradually becoming softer and strokeable
A 19-year-old student from Llanelli has been revealed as the proud owner of the most strokeable pair of pins in the country, streaking ahead of women in the rest of the British Isles.
Fabrics are infinitely strokeable with lots of soft pile fabrics or the contrast of smooth, cool linen with knobbly boucle cushions.
So make sure your skin is silky soft, smooth and strokeable, especially neglected areas like knees and elbows.
The 19-year-old from Llanelli is the proud owner of ``Britain's most strokeable legs'' after winning a competition to promote Impulse moisturising body spray.
Metallic, even pebbly and sanded wallpapers and leather effects are superbly strokeable and most of these papers are at least spongeable.
So make sure that your skin is silky soft, smooth and strokeable, especially the often neglected areas such as knees and elbows.