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kick

1. slang, noun A sense of enjoyment, amusement, or excitement. Even as an adult, I still get a kick out of building sandcastles at the beach. She really gets a kick out of doing wheelies on her motorcycle in front of an audience.
2. slang, noun The strong sensation experienced from consuming something, such as a drug, a drink of alcohol, or a spicy food. Wow, that hot sauce has a real kick to it. My ears are burning!
3. slang, noun A shoe. Always used in the plural. Yo, check out those kicks. Are they original Jordans?
4. verb, slang To overcome an addiction. It took gum, patches, and counseling, but I've finally kicked smoking.

kick

verb

kick

1. n. a charge or good feeling (from something); pleasure or enjoyment from something. (see also get a kick out of someone/something.) That song really gives me a kick. I love it!
2. n. the jolt from a drug or a drink of strong liquor. The kick nearly knocked Harry over.
3. tv. to break a drug addiction voluntarily. (Drugs.) I knew I had the guts in me somewhere to kick juice.
4. n. a complaint. You got another kick, troublemaker?
5. in. to complain. Why are you always kicking?
6. Go to kicks.

kicks

n. cleats or shoes; gym shoes. (see also kick.) Don’t you dare wear those kicks in here!
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Dan's project led him to a result that would make any football fan cringe: When a football experiences air pressure that is above or below the National Football League's guidelines--between 76 and 90 kPa (11 and 13 psi)--the ball doesn't travel as far when it is kicked.
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It's a luxury every coach dreams about, to have PATs almost automatic and to have the ball kicked into the end zone almost every time,'' Welch said.
As a senior, Ainsworth accomplished a California prep first when he kicked two 50-yard field goals (from 55 and 56) in one game.
Tony Binswanger of Concord De La Salle kicked a 42-yard field goal in a big high school game in Hawaii this season.
The puck glanced off Johnson's skate and past Colorado goaltender Patrick Roy, who immediately protested that Johnson illegally kicked the puck into the net.
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Last Sunday, in road games in different time zones, Martin and Bill Gramatica each kicked a game-winning field goal in overtime.
First, since the ball must be kicked higher to get to the far post, this will give the defenders and goalkeeper time to get under the ball and be in good position.
As a sophomore, he kicked a 49-yard field goal in a Golden League game against Quartz Hill.
Griffith had kicked a 49-yarder earlier this season, but it's a low-percentage kick.
Though previously struggling on field-goal attempts, Folk has consistently kicked off into the end zone and had a 55-yard punt Friday.