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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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But, thanks to Zachary Mirman's goal off Daniel Halim's throw-in in the 78th minute and succesful penalty kick from Thomas McAndrews and Chris Okano, Harvard-Westlake snapped Royal's 23-game unbeaten streak and advanced to Friday's quarterfinals.
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When you can kick the ball every time, see if you can step forward with the opposite foot--the foot you are not kicking with--just before you kick the ball.
The new Kick & Shoot is a three-dimensional octagonal target made to be kicked or thrown by the archer -- and then shot, once you've estimated the range.
The kick is like the outside kick, but you must turn your hips and body.