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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.

kicks

n. cleats or shoes; gym shoes. (see also kick.) Don’t you dare wear those kicks in here!
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What he can do with a run and kick may be a bigger weapon than his straight kicks.
| FREE KICKS When there is a 'wall' of three or more defenders, the attackers are not allowed within 1m (1 yd) of the wall; an attacker less than 1m (1yd) from the 'wall' when the kick is taken will be penalised with an indirect free kick.
New Delhi: Nissan has unveiled the design of the compact SUV Kicks in India.
As part of its special Ramadan 'Dream Offer', Nissan Oman, from the house of Suhail Bahwan Automobiles (SBA), has launched a special offer on Nissan Kicks - the compact crossover.
TWO teams from LFC Foundation's Premier League Kicks programme represented the Reds at a prestigious national tournament in Manchester recently.
A detailed analysis of completed passes in the UEFA Euro 2012 revealed that, for 60% of the total number of passes, the players used side-foot kicks (Mitschke and Milani, 2014).
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.
There's the short stocky guy who puts the ball in the scrum, the bloke who kicks the conversions, and the guy with the fake blood.
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., believe they have found five indicators that could tell goalies where to dive to block penalty kicks.
Dai Young says Blues players have been putting in extra work on kicks Blues full-back Ben Blair, right, battles for a high ball with Ospreys' Dan Biggar during their Magners League derby earlier this season
v N Ireland BBC interactive/BBC2 Northern Ireland, 7.15-9.45pm Nigel Worthington's men look to go out on a high (kick-off 7.30pm) Preview page 107 7.30pm Football England v Belarus ITV1, 7.30-10.10pm The Three Lions look to bounce back from defeat to Ukraine (kick-off 8pm) Preview page 111 10.55pm Football Uruguay v Argentina Sky Sports 1, 10.55pm-1am The crucial qualifier kicks off at 11pm Preview page 106 12am Ice hockey NHL ESPN, 12-2.30am NY Rangers clash with LA Kings 1.30am Ice hockey NHL ESPN America, 1.30-4am Chicago v Edmonton 3am Football MLS ESPN, 3-5.30am Salt Lake v New York (kick-off 3am)
England kicking coach Jon Callard on Monday said he believed Cipriani should look at kicking techniques in the NFL in a bid to eliminate the number of charge-downs from his kicks, which are hampering his game.
"IFAB (International Football Association Board) have identified a theory that the current arrangements for penalty kicks potentially provide an unfair advantage to the team taking the first kick so we are keen to see if the new system has an impact on one of the most discussed issues in football."