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noun as in a blow that knocks unconscious

noun as in a striking person or thing


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It could absolutely break for it in the Champions League knockouts.

AlphaFold triumphed over roughly 100 other teams in a long-running challenge called Critical Assessment of Structure Prediction, or CASP, with a knockout, jaw-dropping performance.

Seven of the nine Americans are on their way to the knockout stage, regardless of what occurs in the final set of group matches next week.

The previous iteration of Iron Mike sought to punish his opponents without mercy in pursuit of an immediate knockout.

Even Tesla’s knockout quarter is failing to lift tech stock futures.

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The Obama team has won the first round on the six-month agreement with Iran by a knockout.

Indeed, when asked about the “knockout game,” law enforcement has been skeptical.

With the “knockout game,” we have several cases in a handful of cities, as well as five reported deaths.

Have teenagers adopted a new game of random assaults, with the goal of a one-hit “knockout”?

She deliver a knockout performance, helping her clear the second big hurdle: living up to expectations.

I hunched my right shoulder and aimed a stiff knockout jolt at the officer's jaw.

I set myself and sent a short knockout punch against his chin.

The effects of a knockout blow, however deftly administered, do not last long.

For the first time in five-and-twenty years of fighting, clean and dirty, Fergus McLaughlin had taken a knockout.

But Frank Brooks wasn't full of knockout drops this time, and with a clear head he was no pushover.

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On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to knockout, such as: technical knockout, blow, kayo, ko, tko, and cold pack.

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