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He had ridden fast; she had heard the quick strokes of the horse's hoofs on the ground before she saw him.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The engine is now working regularly twelve strokes per minute, with 60 lbs.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The engine is going fourteen strokes per minute, 10-feet stroke, 14½-inch box.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The boiler is strong enough and large enough to work the engine thirty strokes per minute, with 30 lbs.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The result is ten strokes per minute, 6-feet stroke, with half a bushel of coal per hour, lifting six thousand pounds weight.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
With intensifying violence edict followed edict, like successive strokes of thunder in a raging storm.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
He walks slowly, dusting the iron railing, then turns to give my door a few light strokes with the cat-o'-many-tails.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
The regular footfall beats against my brain like hammer strokes.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
The whole description is made with bold, simple strokes of the brush, offering a vivid picture not to be forgotten.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO STROKES

  • accolade
  • acquirement
  • acquisition
  • advantage
  • blue ribbon
  • bonus
  • bounty
  • cake
  • capture
  • carrot
  • championship
  • citation
  • crown
  • decoration
  • dividend
  • feather in cap
  • first place
  • gold
  • gold star
  • gravy
  • guerdon
  • haul
  • honor
  • inducement
  • jackpot
  • laurel
  • loot
  • medal
  • meed
  • payoff
  • pickings
  • pillage
  • plum
  • plunder
  • possession
  • premium
  • privilege
  • purse
  • recompense
  • requital
  • reward
  • scholarship
  • spoil
  • spoils
  • strokes
  • swag
  • title
  • trophy
  • windfall
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