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1. kicking

noun. ['ˈkɪkɪŋ'] a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics.

Synonyms

  • movement
  • swimming kick
  • motion
  • motility
  • move

Antonyms

  • come
  • conserve
  • closing
  • opening

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Rhymes with Kicking

  • tricking
  • sticking
  • flicking
  • clicking
  • ticking
  • picking
  • licking
  • bicking

Sentences with kicking


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Run 40-yard sprints while driving your knees up to waist level and kicking your heels back toward your rear.

Quotes about kicking


1. I'm not sure. But that bless-his/her-heart kind of melancholic humor is among my favorite things in the world. I guess it exposes a kind of humanity - or that's the hope, at least - a kind of grudging respect for human frailty. Unless it's actually kicking human frailty while it's down - I'm not sure.
- David Rakoff

2. If loving someone is putting them in a straitjacket and kicking them down a flight of stairs, then yes, I have loved a few people.
- Jarod Kintz, It Occurred to Me

3. I get it,' said the prisoner. 'Good Cop, Bad Cop, eh?'If you like.' said Vimes. 'But we're a bit short staffed here, so if I give you a cigarette would you mind kicking yourself in the teeth?
- Terry Pratchett, Night Watch

2. place-kicking

noun. (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking.

Synonyms

  • kicking
  • free kick
  • kickoff
  • boot
  • place kick

Antonyms

  • middle
  • end
  • death
  • finish

3. kicking

noun. ['ˈkɪkɪŋ'] the act of delivering a blow with the foot.

Synonyms

  • kick
  • dropkick
  • boot
  • punting
  • place-kicking
  • punt
  • place kick
  • blow

Antonyms

  • pull
  • succeed
  • understate
  • inhale
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