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Praise or merit for a noteworthy act
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The mechanics of a movement
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“Swimming typically consists of repeating a specific stroke to propel the body forward.”
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Plural for a blow or strike
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“Shogun Lodge, his sword in one hand, countered the stroke of the heavy iron sword with an upward movement.”
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Plural for a mark made by drawing a pen, pencil, or paintbrush across paper or canvas
“On a second scrap of sopping wet paper, apply a stroke of paint that has been carefully blended with gel medium and just a bit of water.”
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Plural for a small or light amount of something
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“The light stroke of color on her face indicated anticipation and curiosity.”
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Plural for the sound made by a striking clock
“She heard the stroke of a clock, looked up, and was dismayed to find it the first stroke of twelve when she believed it yet an hour short of midnight.”
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Plural for an act of stroking, especially with affection
“He then openly mocked his critics with a theatrical stroke of his chin.”
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Plural for the loss of brain function arising when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted
“If you haven't suffered a stroke, it is hard to understand what having a stroke is like, and how it changes your life.”
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Plural for a sudden short bout of an illness or stress
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Plural for a mark used to indicate that an item in a list is correct, chosen or dealt with
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Plural for a sudden quick movement
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Plural for an act of rubbing something
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Plural for heart failure
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Plural for a pulse, such as of electrical energy
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Plural for a brief application of a piece of absorbent material to a surface
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Plural for the property of being lucky
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Plural for a ridge or lump on the skin, as caused by a blow
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Plural for excessive praise or approval, which is often insincere and sometimes contrived to win favour
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Plural for a tragic event causing great suffering, destruction, and distress
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Plural for an act of tickling someone
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Plural for a recurrent pattern formed by a series of sounds having a regular rise and fall in intensity
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(pathology) Plural for an abnormal condition of a human, animal or plant that causes discomfort or dysfunction
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Plural for formal or official praise or acknowledgment
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To touch or stroke gently or lovingly
“The old woman ran her hands over the ball in the flickering light, as a woman would stroke her cat.”
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To praise or compliment, typically excessively or insincerely
“Be positive and stroke his ego when he's showing signs of low self-esteem.”
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To enthusiastically applaud or approve of
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To stroke or touch, especially in a manner that causes laughter and twitching
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To act in an obsequious way
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To calm or bring peace to
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Putts or drives
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To hit with a quick stroke
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(typography) To make a typeface have a thicker or heavier stroke
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To hit or attack (someone) very violently
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To move (a baby or young child) up and down in a playful or affectionate way
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Mix by pressing
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To convince, or cause to believe, through flattery
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To move across or through a given point
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To have intimate relations
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Make or shape by cutting a hard material such as wood
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Make or become sharp or sharper
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To recompense or award someone in return for something done or given
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To mark items on a list
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To blemish, scratch, or stain with a mark
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To make one's way through water using one's body
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