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Synonyms for knocking
knock·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knock, knockingnoun

    the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)

    "the knocking grew louder"

    Synonyms:
    whack, whang, belt, bang, roast, smash, knock, bash, rap

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  1. List of paraphrases for "knocking":

    patting, knock, hitting

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4051bang
#4121belt
#5857rap
#8845hitting
#9810knock
#10441bash
#13309roast
#13346smash
#19810knocking
#31695whack
#69961patting
#146144whang

How to use knocking in a sentence?

  1. Red Bull principal Christian Horner:

    I think Dany Kvyat is continuing his development, he is finding his feet now and there isn't an obvious candidate knocking on the door at the moment that would warrant that seat.

  2. David Beasley:

    42 million people that are literally knocking on famine's door, this is a worst-case scenario.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    Yeah, let me tell you the difference, secretary Kerry, I guess in order to reassure the left-leaning members of his own party, said it would sort be like a pinprick. You know, it really would not be of any great consequence. I don't know whether he had in mind knocking out a couple of camels or what. But this was a strike that was well-planned, well-executed, went right to the heart of the matter, which is using chemical weapons. So had I seen that kind of approach by President Obama, I'm sure I would've signed up.

  4. Vern Roberts:

    I tried to get away, i tried to ‘stop, drop and roll,’ did all kinds of ‘protect me things,’ but it kept overwhelming and basically knocking me down. I would stagger and fall and flop around, all sorts of things.

  5. Jose Eliecer Sierra:

    Another very tempting option that people are thinking about is cattle - knocking down coffee trees and planting grass for cows.


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