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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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Coach Christoph Kipperer is a kicking coach based in Graz, Austria (Europe) who founded EuroKickers, the source for European kickers & punters of all ages and skill levels.
The kinematic model of the lower body consisted of the pelvis, thigh, and shank of the kicking leg (Figure 2B).
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Bryan didn't want us to hire a coach, but because Camarillo doesn't have a kicking coach, we felt he could use the help.
The whole Chris Sailer kicking has grown a lot,'' Ainsworth said.
That means they're not kicking it as deep, and they're kicking it out of bounds, so that usually means you have decent field position,'' Dorrell said.
Since our games are on Thursdays, our typical weekly special-teams schedule will have us kicking PAT/FG on Friday as part of our situations practice.
I had to stop kicking off (in practice) because it was hurting a little bit.
As the season progressed, our kicker got more consistent about kicking out of bounds.
Cummings, who had never had formal training in kicking, got into former UCLA kicker Chris Sailer's burgeoning clinic and became a much better kicker.
Kai is perhaps the most physically, mentally, and mechanically ready kicker in the country,'' said kicking guru Chris Sailer, a Notre Dame High and UCLA graduate.
IF MY EXPERIENCE AS kicking game coordinator at Tuscaloosa County HS (1997 6A Alabama State Champions) and Hoover HS (2000 6A Alabama State Champions) convinced me of anything, it was the unquestionable importance of the kicking game.