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adjective as in striking

adjective as in firing smoothly; said of an internal combustion engine

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That left a handful of strike force teammates, including Giuliani, Powell and Ellis, who has booked her TV hits without the campaign’s permission and told others that being on TV is key to success.

Below, Heidi, the queen of isolated cooking, shares five of her greatest hits.

“We certainly took a pretty big hit in advertising dollars that people paused,” he said.

From Fortune

Niantic’s experiments are still being bankrolled by their 2016 first-party hit Pokémon Go, which SensorTower estimates is having its best year ever in 2020.

Roethlisberger left Sunday’s game temporarily after grabbing his left knee following a hit by two Cowboys defenders.

Where these laser-like missiles are falling out of the sky onto a city and you have to stop each of them from hitting the targets?

Um, when I first heard of it, it was somebody hitting me up on Twitter telling me I should be playing Whitney.

Said it was like speed dating because he was late after hitting every wrong gate on the lot.

Wonderland posted videos taken with a hidden camera—in a cross necklace, or inside a watch or glasses—of him hitting on women.

And soon all of America got to see Ray in the ring with Janay, hitting her with a shot in the jaw.

He aimed at the yawning hippopotamus and fired, hitting it on the skull, but at such an angle that the ball glanced off.

Black Hood brought the car around in a wide sweeping turn to head back toward the gate, had to swerve to avoid hitting Joe Strong.

He's hitting her on the face every time she tries to rise an' gaein' her anither kick aye when she fa's doon again.

There was life in the fellow, his eyes shone, his arm was steady, and for that reason he never failed in hitting the mark.

Anyone not familiar with the experiment would suppose the board could be knocked off by hitting it on the outer end.

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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hitting, such as: beating, null, null, punishing, slamming, and slapping.

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