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But I'm sure the AEI crowd is going to try to kick up some dust and see if it adheres.

We know in the current case that Joe Biden and Bill Daley gave very clear warnings that this would kick up dust.

Before this whole debt squabble got out of hand, Obama too was set to kick up his heels.

The fire has destroyed about 22 homes in Greer, and the town may still be in peril if expected high winds kick up again on Sunday.

Perhaps they will kick up less of a fuss if and when he decides, Nixon style, to choose “ peace with honor” in Afghanistan.

I knowed, a-course, that I could go kick up a fuss when Simpson stopped by his office on his trip back from Goldstone.

Scribes don't seem so precious anxious to kick up their lyric squalls.

Though such near neighbours, the females are never observed to kick up a row, or come to blows!

If ye were the great, grand Duke of Argyle himself, as ye ca' him, I'll no permit you to kick up a dust in my shop.

In a word, there was a desperate kick-up between them, the ane threeping that he would tak the law of the ither immediately.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to kick-up, such as: commotion, confusion, controversy, excitement, flap, and furor.

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