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Ass-kicking, bad guy-killing Carter is just a future spinster.

Or how kicking a reaction-less eunuch in the crotch over and over again is comedy.

That is a lot of air pollution, noise, and yet more kicking up of dust.

“The entertainers still entertain—and the people still have to get an ass-kicking to go out and vote,” Cosby said.

“I also impressed upon her, you need to go sirens blazing and door-kicking and stop this,” the sales rep said.

For example, if it were a kicking horse, he should warn the bailee to keep away from his legs.

"That's a cross dog of yours," cried the woman, kicking at Pincher, with her heavy nailed boots.

One long and wearisome evening, as we sat on the drawing-room window-sill kicking our heels, Peter came in and found us.

Now this horse, who was called Old Ironsides, was as famous for his kicking habits as Cæsar was for his sheep-killing.

If I lived in an atmosphere of adulation, I should end by kicking against the pricks.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to kicking, such as: annoyed, irritated, testy, bellyaching, null, and disappointed.

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