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verb as in hit hard

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For the friend who is always outside hiking, camping, skiing, and more, these socks from Smartwool will make a great gift.

Unlike some oil-rich economies—notably Norway, which socked away its petroleum riches over the years to amass what is now a $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund—Alberta hasn’t saved much for a rainy day.

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To prove to me that Boston wasn’t very cold, he would wear shorts and he would wear no socks every day, no matter how cold it was.

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As Clark put it, “We still have 330 million people in this country, most of whom wear socks, but Walmart couldn’t find anybody who made socks in America.”

He doesn’t know how to make any socks, but he can destroy all that expertise.

Two and a half years ago this was just a sock, underwear and a lounge kind of company.

Based on his sock puppet, I expected him to be a burly bearded giant clad in plaid—basically, a Canadian Paul Bunyan.

A food court in a suburban mall seemed like a good place to meet Ed the Sock.

Still, Ed the Sock is more active on Twitter these days, where he has more than 14 thousand followers.

The duo first met in 1997 when Kerzner was playing Ed the Sock live.

The boy was hurt; my heart went out to him, for the memory of my own sock-ball and tickley-bender days came back to me.

"I was playin' sock-ball," snuffled the boy, and a solitary tear rolled down his snub nose.

In spite of all they've spiled, I'd be nigh $500 ahead o' the game if I could git out o' camp with what I've got in my sock.

"Fudge on your everlasting knitting," said Sal, snatching the sock from Mary's hands and making the needles fly nimbly.

A service-sock requires three skeins of knitting-yarn for two pairs, with No. 11 steel needles.


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On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sock, such as: belt, beat, bop, buffet, chop, and clout.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.