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kick

1. noun, slang 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. noun, slang 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. noun, slang 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 (oneself)

To reprove or rebuke oneself; to be angry with or disappointed in oneself. Usually used in continuous tenses. I knew I'd be kicking myself later if I came back and the bag was gone, so I went ahead and bought it. Plenty of companies are kicking themselves for not investing in the technology at an earlier stage.
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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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If the ball was kicked to the RH, the order would be RH, FB, and LH.
In his nine-year career, Vinatieri has kicked 17 game-winning field goals in the final minute of regulation or in overtime, including four in the playoffs.
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.
He bounced back from his blocked PAT against North Carolina and kicked two field goals in a 33-31 victory over the Tar Heels in Chapel Hill last Saturday.
UCLA redshirt freshman Justin Medlock, one of the top kicking prospects in the nation out of Fremont High last year, kicked off the ground his senior year of high school.
Last Sunday, in road games in different time zones, Martin and Bill Gramatica each kicked a game-winning field goal in overtime.
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.
Brian Reaves kicked a 40-yard field goal as time expired and the Avengers took advantage of three huge Oklahoma errors in the final minute to earn a 36-33 victory in front of 6,813 at Staples Center.
There will be no fair catches allowed by punt returners, but no member of the coverage team can pass the line of scrimmage until the ball is kicked and must be at least five yards away when the catch is made.
Francis, Cummings kicked field goals of 29 and 34 yards.