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kick·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kick, kickingnoun

    a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics

    "the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements"; "the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him"

  2. kick, boot, kickingnoun

    the act of delivering a blow with the foot

    "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"

Wiktionary

  1. kickingnoun

    The action of the verb to kick.

    In boxing, kicking one's opponent is not allowed.

  2. kickingnoun

    A violent assault involving repeated kicks.

    The bullies pushed the boy over and gave him a kicking.

  3. kickingadjective

    (often kickin') Terrific, great (of clothes) smart, fashionable.

  4. kickingadjective

    Alive, active (especially in the phrase alive and kicking)

    still kicking at 89

Wikipedia

  1. kicking

    A kick is a physical strike using the leg, in unison usually with an area of the knee or lower using the foot, heel, tibia (shin), ball of the foot, blade of the foot, toes or knee (the latter is also known as a knee strike). This type of attack is used frequently by hooved animals as well as humans in the context of stand-up fighting. Kicks play a significant role in many forms of martial arts, such as capoeira, kalaripayattu, karate, kickboxing, kung fu, MMA, Muay thai, pankration, pradal serey, savate, sikaran, silat, taekwondo, vovinam, and Yaw-Yan. Kicks are a universal act of aggression among humans. Kicking is also prominent from its use in many sports, especially those called football. The best known of these sports is association football, also known as soccer.

ChatGPT

  1. Kicking

    Kicking generally refers to the act of striking or hitting something with the foot, usually for the purpose of propelling an object or inflicting force or damage. It is a physical action commonly used in sports, martial arts, self-defense, and various other activities that involve the use of the feet as a means of attack or propulsion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kicking

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    Rank popularity for the word 'kicking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4693

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kicking in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kicking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of kicking in a Sentence

  1. Brandon Ingram:

    They continued to put the pressure on us, breaking us down on the defensive end with their driving and kicking in, that’s usually just how they play.

  2. Rand Paul:

    So it is a farce, it is unconstitutional. But more than anything it's unwise, and going to divide the country. they can't let go of President Trump and they're going to keep kicking and kicking and kicking.

  3. Amy Klobuchar:

    I am just simply concerned about kicking half of America off of their health insurance in four years, which is exactly what this bill says.

  4. Leo Varadkar:

    Well 2023 won't do. The Irish government won't be able to agree to a situation where we put off a fundamental decision like that, the whole purpose of having the backstop is that that's a guarantee that is there in perpetuity and just kicking the can down the road on the basis that maybe we can come up with some sort of legal or technological solutions that don't exist now, that's not something we could accept.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    We can’t keep kicking the can down the road, in another month, we’ll be right back here, at this moment, with the same web of problems at our feet, in no better position to solve them.

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