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Synonyms of stroke in English:


  • 1 five strokes of the ax
    blow, hit, thump, punch, slap, smack, cuff, knock
    informal wallop, clout, whack, thwack, bash, swipe
    archaic smite
  • 2 she hit the green in three strokes
    shot, hit, strike
  • 3 light upward strokes
    movement, action, motion
  • 4 a stroke of genius
    feat, accomplishment, achievement, master stroke
  • 5 broad brush strokes
    mark, line
  • 6 the budget was full of bold strokes
    detail, touch, point
  • 7 he suffered a stroke
    thrombosis, seizure;
    Medicine  ictus
  • verb

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  • 1 she stroked the cat
    caress, fondle, pat, pet, touch, rub, massage, soothe
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