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Synonyms for kicking
kick·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kick, kickingnoun

    a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics

    "the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements"; "the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him"

    Synonyms:
    charge, squawk, beef, rush, bang, recoil, gripe, kick, boot, thrill, flush, bitch

  2. kick, boot, kickingnoun

    the act of delivering a blow with the foot

    "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"

    Synonyms:
    iron boot, charge, squawk, beef, rush, bang, recoil, the boot, gripe, kick, iron heel, boot, thrill, flush, bitch

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. kickingadjective

    Synonyms:
    recalcitrant, calcitrant, resistant

  2. kickingnoun

    Synonyms:
    spurning, recalcitration, calcitration, winch, opposition, resistance

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How to use kicking in a sentence?

  1. Pete Buttigieg:

    This my way or the highway idea, that either you're for kicking everybody off their private plans in four years or you're for business as usual, it's just not true.

  2. Mike DelPrete:

    If Zillow is able to count each of those people as a customer, they'll win, and for those people, some of them want an instant sale, some are kicking the tires, some want to sell the traditional way. It's like going to their kitchen table and saying,' What do you want ? To list your house, do an instant offer, get a broker ? It's empowering consumers.

  3. William Snyder:

    These companies have kicked the can down the road as long as they can and now they're in danger of kicking the bucket, it's all about liquidity.

  4. Jeff Bezos:

    Third-party sellers are kicking our first party butt. Badly.

  5. Carly Fiorina:

    I dare Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama to watch these tapes. Watch a fully formed fetus on the table, its heart beating, its legs kicking while someone says we have to keep it alive to harvest its brain.


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