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noun as in brownie points

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Well over a thousand holes in, I average less than four strokes per hole.

Occasionally, a level will take 20 or more strokes to complete.

It took me 1,015 strokes to see this shade of green in a world of orange, and my jaw nearly dropped.

Our time is so vastly different in its particulars that the parallels work only in broad strokes.

My father has suffered two strokes and endured brain cancer since I was arrested and imprisoned.

He had ridden fast; she had heard the quick strokes of the horse's hoofs on the ground before she saw him.

The engine is now working regularly twelve strokes per minute, with 60 lbs.

The engine is going fourteen strokes per minute, 10-feet stroke, 14½-inch box.

If we have dry weather the water will, at the next shallow level, fall off two strokes per minute before the next lift is in fork.

The boiler is strong enough and large enough to work the engine thirty strokes per minute, with 30 lbs.


On this page you'll find 284 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strokes, such as: acclamation, applause, commendation, kudos, praise, and rave.

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