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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.

kicks

n. cleats or shoes; gym shoes. (see also kick.) Don’t you dare wear those kicks in here!
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The new 2018 Kicks combines emotion and practicality by blending bold wheel arch fenders and a high crossover stance with familiar Nissan design signatures, including a V-Motion grille, boomerang headlights and taillights, and a floating roof with a "wrap-around visor" look.
The trial of the new format, currently being supported internationally by FIFA, will see teams take two penalties each after the first kick has been taken, in response to the notion that the player taking the second kick is under greater mental pressure within the current format.
Twisting kicks can also be performed as a flying technique (twimyo) or as part of a two direction kick (sang bang chagi) and is in fact part of the iconic split kick so familiar to ITF Taekwondo practitioners.
Bodla, who broke the Guinness World Record for most kicks in 1 hour smashing 7,950 kicks on March 7 this year in Army Gymnasium, Rawalpindi, appealed the Pakistan Sports Board and the government to help him conduct the tournament.
Previous studies classified Taekwondo kicks into throw-like movements and pushlike movements according to qualitative examination of the inter-joint motion of the hip and knee of the kicking leg (Kim, 1993; Kang, 1998).
2 : to move the legs forcefully <Our swimming instructor reminded us to kick.
In other words, there will be no more of the nonsensically lengthy procedure that currently exists when free kicks in dangerous areas are given.
Kremer stopped Eddie Melgarejo's penalty kick in the third round of the shootout and converted the subsequent shot for the Wolverines to lead host Harvard-Westlake to a 3-1 victory on penalty kicks after the teams played to a 1-1 tie.
We've got players who can kick long distances, but in terms of intelligent kicking we're not quite there at the moment.
I see bad snaps and holds for the place kick and bad long snaps even on the Division I level.
The kick is like the outside kick, but you must turn your hips and body.
On two successive days, experiments tied a satin ribbon attached to the mobile around an infant's ankle for 6 minutes and an experimenter recorded the number of leg kicks as the infants learned to move the mobile.
After 10 years of infertility, her sister was pregnant and noticed a decrease in her baby's kicks, which alerted her to seek care.
Simo Valakari pulled the Hoops even to start the fifth round of kicks, and Dallas goalkeeper Dario Sala stopped Aitor Karanka's poorly taken shot.
The player who kicks off must understand that his job, with the help of his teammates, is to make the opposing team start play as far away from their goal line as possible.