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noun as in top 40

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He hits bottom at Rocamadour, a sanctuary in the Dordogne known as a citadel of faith devoted to Mary.

And extortion makes a lot more sense before a story hits the news wire, not after.

But this is also what happens sometimes to actresses (and journalists) when someone hits it big.

Today, the train chugs north out of Kanchanaburi over the famous bridge before it hits a spectacular bend in the river.

I could save myself a lot of time and aggravation if I just limited my listening to megastars and their hyped hits.

Surely, 'his reckoning hits so hideous' would be a most clumsy expression.

It is the words of those "hits" that form the chief target for criticism expressed to this Committee.

The conductor is energetic and efficient, wields his baton in a lively manner, but hits nobody with it.

Liszt wrote a rejoinder in which he failed to justify himself, but succeeded in giving the poor savant some hard hits.

"And connects with a few hits himself, now and then," added Matt dryly.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hits, such as: best-seller, hit parade, the charts, top of the charts, and top twenty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.