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apoplexy the sudden loss of the ability to feel or move, caused by a rupture or obstruction of an artery in the brain; stroke.
backhand a forward movement made with the back of the hand outward, as in a slap or a stroke with a tennis racket. [1/5 definitions]
backstroke a stroke made with the back of the hand outward, as in tennis. [1/3 definitions]
beat a stroke or blow, often in a series. [1/15 definitions]
birdie in golf, a score of one stroke under par for a hole. [2/3 definitions]
bolt1 a stroke of lightning. [1/14 definitions]
breaststroke a swimming stroke in which the body is prone with the face down, the arms simultaneously pull down and back, and the legs do a frog kick in alternation with the arm movement.
butterfly stroke a vigorous swimming stroke performed face down in which the arms are lifted simultaneously forward and brought back through the water while the legs move simultaneously up and down.
capstone the crowning achievement; culminating stroke. [1/2 definitions]
caress to touch or stroke gently, as with affection or love. [1/3 definitions]
chop1 a short downward blow or stroke, as in boxing or tennis. [1/8 definitions]
clout a powerful blow or stroke, esp. with the fist. [1/3 definitions]
compression ratio in an internal-combustion engine, the ratio of the largest to the smallest volume of a cylinder measured at the top and bottom of the piston stroke.
counterstroke combined form of stroke.
coup de grāce blow of mercy (French); a death blow or any finishing or decisive stroke or event.
crawl a swimming stroke in which the body is prone with the face down, the feet do a flutter kick, and the arms alternate in overhead strokes. [1/7 definitions]
dab1 a light pressing or patting stroke. [1/6 definitions]
daub something daubed on; a single stroke or smear of this. [1/7 definitions]
divot a piece of turf torn up by a golf club in making a stroke.
flick a sharp, light blow or stroke, as with a finger, brush, whip, or the like. [3/6 definitions]
fluke2 that which is accidentally successful; stroke of good luck.