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adjective as in hit

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adjective as in closed by a strike

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It was seen by a small delegation of star-struck prelates and dignitaries who later described the film as “moving.”

He spoke of the present-day tragedies and turmoil that struck the city while he and his classmates were in the academy.

The NYPD Emerald Society pipes and drums struck up a slow march and the procession began the journey to the cemetery.

He has struck a promising tone these last few days with his rhetoric about trying to “see each other.”

Like that tourist handing out cigars, I, too, had a family member in one of the towers that had been struck by a plane.

The clock struck ten, and clerks poured in faster than ever, each one in a greater perspiration than his predecessor.

The king was struck with horror at the description I had given him of those terrible engines, and the proposal I had made.

It was all breeze and freshness, and the sunlight struck picturesquely aslant the hill-sides.

Then he clapped his fiddle under his chin and without more ado struck up "Bobbing Joan."

The very first chords which Mademoiselle Reisz struck upon the piano sent a keen tremor down Mrs. Pontellier's spinal column.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to struck, such as: battered, hurt, pounded, and smacked.

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