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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.
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.
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
“I think it is a knock at the door,” said Mr. Pickwick, as if there could be the smallest doubt of the fact!
But a knock at the door interrupted them; the discreet Capt entered, bearing a telegram upon a salver.
While Yung Pak was listening to the conversation between his father and tutor on this evening, a knock was heard.
She opened the door before the visitor could knock, so that Mrs. Morse would not be disturbed.
I was here a little while ago and nobody answered my knock, though I could hear that typewriter going rat, tat, tat all the time.
An amount of slack in the chain caused the balls to knock on passing this roller before entering the pump bottom.

WORDS RELATED TO KNOCK

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pandiculationnoun | [pan-dik-yuh-ley-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION
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