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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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Words that Rhyme with Surgical Strike

  • vanslyke
  • vanskike
  • vanschaick
  • vandyke
  • mcpike
  • gruneich
  • dislike
  • unlike
  • streich
  • spike
  • speich
  • schweich
  • schleich
  • gleich
  • bleich
  • alike
  • zike
  • wyke
  • wike
  • weich
  • vike
  • tyke
  • tike
  • teich
  • reiche
  • reich
  • pyke
  • psych
  • pike
  • mike

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. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely.

Synonyms

  • impact
  • touch on
  • affect
  • hit
  • bear upon
  • touch

Antonyms

  • fail
  • leave
  • straighten
  • pull

Etymology

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

8. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] stop work in order to press demands.

Synonyms

  • dissent
  • walk out
  • protest

Antonyms

  • curse
  • bless
  • calmness
  • disembarrassment

Etymology

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

9. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically.

Synonyms

  • hit

Antonyms

  • unlash
  • untie

Etymology

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

10. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly.

Synonyms

  • go on
  • happen
  • hap
  • occur
  • pass off
  • come about
  • fall
  • take place
  • fall out
  • shine

Antonyms

  • organic disorder
  • organized
  • untroubled
  • unturned

Etymology

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

Example sentences of the word surgical-strike


1. Noun Phrase
Blitz the room for the fastest clear-out possible -- also the most painless, as it is a quick surgical strike.

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