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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 with a potent effect or flavor, 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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The first time a twisting kick appears in a pattern is at 1st Dan in pattern Ge-Baek in which there is a low twisting kick, then in the 2nd Dan pattern Juche, sang bang chagi is featured.
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With tensions mounting during both sudden-death periods, Eldridge apparently punched Kremer following the first round of penalty kicks.
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Then, sometimes as many as 90 seconds after the offence took place, the kick can finally be taken.
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.
Coaches should work on protection that will allow at least that much time for a place kick.
Babies continued to kick at their previous rates if the liner displayed triangles instead of squares, but kicking dropped off drastically if circles or stripes adorned the liner.
If you kick well then you can retain posses-sion and score.
There's so much parity in the NFL that games are won and lost by less than seven points most of the time, and that comes down to a kick here and a kick there.
You cannot expect the punter to kick the ball efficiently any faster than that.