Thesaurus / stroke

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Indeed, scientists have linked khat consumption to increased risk of strokes and heart diseases.
However, you can bring them back to sharpness with just a few strokes along a sharpening stone.
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.
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.
By itself, such a lopsided stroke would lead to swimming in circles.
To accomplish this stroke it was necessary to travel forty leagues along the sea coast.
THE GREAT COMPANYBECKLES WILLSON
The sea, also, at every stroke of the oar shone as with the light of myriads of glowworms.
The League, furious at this stroke of policy, tried to impose a council of thirty-six advisers upon the king.
When the patient was five years old the father died suddenly from a stroke, at the age of forty-two.
He stands shoulder to shoulder with his suffering brothers, and makes his stroke for liberty.
THE TYRANNY OF TEARSCHARLES HADDON CHAMBERS

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