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An instance of striking or being struck
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“Ector slashed his sword in a wide arc from on high and scored a powerful hit to the troll's shoulder.”
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A successful venture, especially in the field of entertainment
“The film was an instant box-office hit, racking up millions in its first week of release.”
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A verbal attack
“Many pundits would take a hit at her credibility, claiming she was fake and insincere.”
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A performance or achievement that has been accomplished or managed with great skill
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A military strike or incursion
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The murder of a person, especially for political reasons or for personal gain
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The action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person's reputation
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Harm to one's good name or reputation
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A phenomenon that is popular for a short period of time
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A dose of a narcotic drug to which one is addicted
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Hit from a joint
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The state of being illegal or against the law
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(sport) A pass from a teammate that results directly in a score
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Something that is particularly outstanding, unusual, or exceptional
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A scornful or hurtful act or expression
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Any action that has an influence due to a past event
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Hit allowing baseball player to advance
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A censure of someone or something on the basis of perceived faults or mistakes
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A coincidental occurrence
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A situation or action that tempts someone to do something or makes a particular outcome likely
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The action of taking property unlawfully from a person or place by force or threat of force
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Pleasure, especially when gained from the satisfaction of a desire
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The carrying out or undergoing of a sentence of death
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A dramatic work for the stage or to be broadcast
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To strike, especially with force
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“With his back up against the ropes, the boxer used his right fist to hit his opponent in the face.”
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To come into forceful contact with something
“He failed to look where he was going and would hit his head on a plank overhead.”
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To reach or achieve a desired goal, usually in numeric terms
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“I was confident that I would eventually hit my goal of being able to run 50 miles.”
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To fall to an undesired position, usually in numeric terms
“I would hit rock bottom, and the only way was up.”
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To cause physical damage to
“A storm would hit the small coastal town last year but restorations are now well underway.”
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To cause mental or emotional harm to
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“He was hit hard by the news of his mother's illness.”
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(of a realization) To suddenly come to one's mind
“It would suddenly hit me during my speech that I had left the refrigerator door open at home.”
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(of a button on a device or machine) To press down on
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(of a feeling) To affect (someone) suddenly and powerfully
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To attain or achieve
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To take the life of (someone)
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To have attained or achieved
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To use a narcotic in order to make (someone) drowsy or insensible
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To strike or pick up with the beak
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To drink, especially alcohol
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Hit repeatedly with small missiles or gunshot
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To pass the age or time of
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Make (meat) more tender by beating or slow cooking
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To affect or come upon
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To put into italics
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Look into
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To shoot someone or something with a gun
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To happen, transpire, or take place
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To rob
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To move (a switch or lever) so as to operate a device
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To make hurtful and untrue comments about
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(stumble on/upon) To discover something, especially by chance
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To be a regular patron or visitor of
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To be victorious over
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To be connected with
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To inflict a physical blow on someone
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To find fault (with something)