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synonyms for appulse

  • brunt
  • shock
  • bang
  • blow
  • bounce
  • buffet
  • bump
  • clash
  • concussion
  • contact
  • crash
  • crunch
  • crush
  • encounter
  • hit
  • impingement
  • jar
  • jolt
  • jounce
  • kick
  • knock
  • meeting
  • percussion
  • pound
  • punch
  • quake
  • quiver
  • rap
  • shake
  • slap
  • smash
  • strike
  • stroke
  • thump
  • tremble
  • tremor
  • wallop
  • smash-up
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How to use appulse in a sentence

Appulse, ap-puls′, n. a striking against: the approach of a planet to a conjunction with the sun or a star.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
Every appulse of life against matter means an added push in the direction of spiritualization.
THE MYSTERY OF SPACEROBERT T. BROWNE
May not the effect be mechanical, the appulse of the air separating the flame from the wick.
THE LIFE OF SIR HUMPHREY DAVY, BART. LL.D., VOLUME 2 (OF 2)JOHN AYRTON PARIS
The next approximate appulse of the two bodies will occur in 1985, when the form of the comet's orbit may be sensibly modified.
COMETS AND METEORSDANIEL KIRKWOOD
The appulse or near approach is but one of the methods by which the spiral nebul may have come into existence.
ASTRONOMYDAVID TODD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO APPULSE

  • appulse
  • bang
  • blow
  • bounce
  • brunt
  • buffet
  • bump
  • clash
  • concussion
  • contact
  • crash
  • crunch
  • crush
  • encounter
  • hit
  • impingement
  • jar
  • jolt
  • jounce
  • kick
  • knock
  • meeting
  • percussion
  • pound
  • punch
  • quake
  • quiver
  • rap
  • shake
  • shock
  • slap
  • smash
  • smash-up
  • strike
  • stroke
  • thump
  • tremble
  • tremor
  • wallop
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.