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  • nounaccomplishment
  • nounseizure
  • verbpat lengthwise

synonyms for stroke

  • blow
  • achievement
  • feat
  • flourish
  • hit
  • move
  • movement
See also synonyms for: stroked / strokes / stroking
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antonyms for stroke

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  • failure
  • idleness
  • inaction
  • inactivity
  • loss
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How to use stroke in a sentence

Indeed, scientists have linked khat consumption to increased risk of strokes and heart diseases.
HOW THE PANDEMIC IS SAVING LIVES IN THE HORN OF AFRICAEROMO EGBEJULESEPTEMBER 3, 2020OZY
However, you can bring them back to sharpness with just a few strokes along a sharpening stone.
THREE QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE BUYING A KNIFEWES SILERSEPTEMBER 3, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
So they adopted its broad strokes—including its limits on data collection and its requirements on data storage and data deletion—and then loosened some of its language.
INSIDE CHINA’S UNEXPECTED QUEST TO PROTECT DATA PRIVACYTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
By itself, such a lopsided stroke would lead to swimming in circles.
HUMAN SPERM DON’T SWIM THE WAY THAT ANYONE HAD THOUGHTJACK J. LEEJULY 31, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Instead of swimming straight by twirling their tails like propellers, human sperm flick their tails lopsidedly and roll to balance out the off-center strokes.
HUMAN SPERM DON’T SWIM THE WAY THAT ANYONE HAD THOUGHTJACK J. LEEJULY 31, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
I hope the French Government will recognize this dashing stroke of d'Amade's by something more solid than a thank you.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
She did shout for joy, as with a sweeping stroke or two she lifted her body to the surface of the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Her pulse was beneath his fingers, and with every stroke of it he felt more keenly the mystery and cruelty of life.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
They were afraid that it was too small; they then put another of 14 inches by the side of the first, the same stroke.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
At Wheal Alfred they have a 64-inch cylinder; the air-pump is 20 inches, and the stroke is half that of the engine.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STROKE

  • accentuation
  • articulation
  • beat
  • cadence
  • emphasis
  • enunciation
  • force
  • inflection
  • intonation
  • meter
  • modulation
  • pronunciation
  • rhythm
  • stroke
  • timbre
  • tonality
  • tone
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