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An instance of striking or being struck
“Then suddenly he felt a blinding hit at the base of his skull, which sent him back into a black abyss.”
A successful venture, especially a film, pop record, or song
“The film became a massive box-office hit and my song was on the soundtrack album, which sold zillions of copies.”
A verbal attack
“I think people will try to take a hit at my credibility.”
“The weapon never hit its mark, bouncing off of a barrier made from blackened shadows.”
To come into usually forceful contact with something
“They both moved quickly and never made a sound until they hit the ground.”
“Jewison saw Garland sick, nervous and depressed, yet hit every note and bring the house down.”
Cause harm or distress to
“Major problems hit Glossop town centre from 5pm after the River Etherow burst its banks.”
Be suddenly and vividly realized by
“The realization suddenly hit Sahara like a train crashing through a farm house.”
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