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1. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] have an emotional or cognitive impact upon.

Synonyms

  • impress
  • alienate
  • come to
  • propel
  • incite
  • touch
  • infect
  • experience
  • sadden
  • smite
  • affect
  • prompt
  • disturb
  • move
  • sweep off
  • surprise
  • ingrain
  • strike a note
  • pierce
  • feel
  • instill
  • stir
  • hit home
  • hit
  • motivate
  • trouble
  • sweep away
  • cloud
  • strike a chord
  • actuate
  • engrave
  • jar
  • upset
  • awaken
  • zap
  • strike home

Antonyms

  • advance
  • rush
  • converge
  • enter

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Strike Hard

  • disregard
  • marquard
  • hypercard
  • drouillard
  • brouillard
  • avant-garde
  • rouillard
  • hilyard
  • guinyard
  • giscard
  • gilyard
  • gaspard
  • discard
  • disbarred
  • coulthard
  • couillard
  • chouinard
  • buzard
  • bunyard
  • broussard
  • brossard
  • bongard
  • bombard
  • bolyard
  • belgard
  • suchard
  • rocard
  • ricard
  • revard
  • retard

2. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon.

Synonyms

  • buffet
  • pull down
  • knock down
  • dab
  • sideswipe
  • jab
  • touch
  • sclaff
  • whip
  • beat
  • run into
  • beak
  • push down
  • butt
  • cut down
  • clout
  • strike hard
  • knock
  • hew
  • batter
  • pat
  • down
  • pick
  • knock about
  • hit
  • chop
  • bunt
  • knap
  • collide with
  • rap
  • tip
  • peck
  • lash
  • spur
  • impinge on
  • slap

Antonyms

  • stimulate
  • de-energize
  • strain
  • unstrain

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] hit against; come into sudden contact with.

Synonyms

  • clash
  • thud
  • glance
  • touch
  • stub
  • run into
  • bang
  • jar against
  • bottom
  • knock against
  • bump into
  • knock
  • rear-end
  • bottom out
  • hit
  • collide with
  • collide
  • broadside
  • connect
  • bump
  • spang
  • spat
  • impinge on
  • butt against

Antonyms

  • disinfect
  • enjoy
  • suffer
  • stay

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. strike

noun. ['ˈstraɪk'] a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions.

Synonyms

  • sit-down
  • walkout
  • sympathy strike
  • work stoppage
  • wildcat strike
  • job action
  • sympathetic strike

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • disadvantage
  • praise

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target.

Synonyms

  • slice
  • retaliate
  • attack
  • strike back
  • stroke
  • shoot
  • hit
  • pip
  • chop

Antonyms

  • push
  • fall back
  • bottom out
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] indicate (a certain time) by striking.

Synonyms

  • register
  • show
  • read

Antonyms

  • operative
  • raised
  • safe
  • spread

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. hard

adjective. ['ˈhɑːrd'] not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure.

Synonyms

  • delicate
  • problematic
  • tall
  • difficultness
  • troublesome
  • difficulty
  • thorny
  • elusive
  • arduous
  • serious
  • challenging
  • fractious
  • demanding
  • awkward
  • knotty
  • herculean
  • rugged
  • embarrassing
  • vexed
  • ambitious
  • touchy
  • rocky
  • catchy
  • tough
  • unenviable
  • tricky
  • sticky
  • nasty
  • trying
  • difficult
  • problematical
  • tight
  • effortful
  • hard-fought
  • ticklish
  • baffling

Antonyms

  • ease
  • effortless
  • undemanding
  • polished

Etymology

  • heard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. hard

adjective. ['ˈhɑːrd'] dispassionate; .

Synonyms

  • shrewd
  • conniving
  • steely
  • case-hardened
  • tough
  • hardened
  • calculative
  • calculating
  • hard-boiled
  • unmerciful
  • insensitive
  • merciless
  • scheming

Antonyms

  • sensitive
  • easy
  • merciful
  • tender

Etymology

  • heard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. hard

adjective. ['ˈhɑːrd'] resisting weight or pressure.

Synonyms

  • stony
  • woody
  • firm
  • adamantine
  • semihard
  • al dente
  • granitelike
  • set
  • stonelike
  • horny
  • tumid
  • granitic
  • hardness
  • unyielding
  • solid
  • steely
  • erect
  • petrous
  • hornlike
  • rocklike
  • hardened

Antonyms

  • softness
  • simple
  • euphonious
  • exact

Etymology

  • heard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. hard

adjective. ['ˈhɑːrd'] very strong or vigorous.

Synonyms

  • strong
  • severe

Antonyms

  • tough
  • unrefined
  • unskilled

Etymology

  • heard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with strike-hard


1. Noun Phrase
Cobras strike hard and fast, and they don't need to do much more than that to bring down their prey.

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