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Even though arthritis swells beneath both of my knock knees.
HOW A PLUS-SIZE HIKER FOUND HER FOOTING ON THE TRAILSYADRONAUGUST 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The “never voted” line is a knock at Carey, who has never held office.
THE TRAILER: WHO SPONSORED THIS MESSAGE? WHY YOU'RE SEEING SO MANY ADS SO FAR FROM THE MIDTERMS.DAVID WEIGELJULY 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They plan to spend a week of vacation wallowing in the glorious luxuries of a house they are not rich enough to own but are rich enough to aspire toward — but then, on their first night at the house, there’s a knock at the door.
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Perhaps the biggest knock on the play-in tournament is that it is somewhat difficult to explain.
LEBRON JAMES WANTS THE NBA’S PLAY-IN GUY FIRED. THE NBA’S PLAY-IN GUY DISAGREES.BEN GOLLIVERMAY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Mallory Talbott, who manages a barbecue restaurant, said parents knew to call the house phone if no one answered a knock.
THE CHILD CARE INDUSTRY WAS COLLAPSING. MRS. JACKIE BET EVERYTHING ON AN IMPOSSIBLE DREAM TO SAVE IT.BY LIZZIE PRESSERMAY 1, 2021PROPUBLICA
It was midnight 14 years ago Friday when Tim Kaine answered a knock on the door in his Tokyo hotel room.
SENS. KAINE AND WARNER WANT TO MAKE VIRGINIA’S GUN RESTRICTIONS GO NATIONALMEAGAN FLYNNAPRIL 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The most worrisome cases are still the ones where a knock on the door yields no answer, or when the address belongs to an abandoned home.
UNPRECEDENTED NUMBERS OF STUDENTS HAVE DISAPPEARED DURING THE PANDEMIC. SCHOOLS ARE WORKING HARDER THAN EVER TO FIND THEM.MORIAH BALINGITFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If the Turks get hold of a lot of fresh men and throw them upon us during the night,—perhaps they may knock us off into the sea.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
There was no response to the knock, and Davy cautiously pushed open the door and went in.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Captain Lovelock got up as well; Bernard heard him knock over his little gilded chair.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
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WORDS RELATED TO KNOCK

  • bashed
  • battered
  • belted
  • clouted
  • clubbed
  • crushed
  • cudgelled
  • flogged
  • hammered
  • hit
  • knocked
  • lashed
  • let one had it
  • licked
  • mashed
  • mauled
  • pelted
  • pounded
  • punched
  • rammed
  • slugged
  • smacked
  • struck
  • swatted
  • thrashed
  • trounced
  • walloped
  • whaled
  • whammed
  • whipped
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