*: It is believed that great ringing of bells, in populous cities, hath dissipated pestilent air; which may be from the concussion of the air.
*: Then concussion, rapine, pilleries, / Their catalogue of accusations fill.Webster 1913
: In the word "careful", the accent is placed on the first syllable.
: At this hotel, the accent is on luxury.
: The name Cézanne is written with an acute accent.
*: I know, sir, I am no flatterer: he that beguiled you in a plain accent was a plain knave; which for my part I will not be, though I should win your displeasure to entreat me to t.
*: The tender Accent of a Womans Cry / Will pass unheard, will unregarded die;
: a foreign accent; an American, British or Australian accent
*: Winds! on your wings to Heaven her accents bear, / Such words as Heaven alone is fit to hear.
: rfquotek|J. S. Dwight
: ux|en|I only like lamb chops with mint jelly.
*: I was standing at the meat counter, waiting for some rib lamb chops to be cut.
: ux|en|It should take just one good chop to fell the sapling.
: ux|en|A karate chop.
: ux|en|With both players having an ace-high straight, the pot was a chop.
: chop wood; chop an onion
: Chop off his head.
*: Out of greediness to get both, he chops at the shadow, and loses the substance.
*: This fellow interrupted the sermon, even suddenly chopping in.
*: this is not to put down Prelaty, this is but to chop an Episcopacy; this is but to translate the Palace Metropolitan from one kind of dominion into another, this is but an old canonicall sleight of commuting our penance.
*: We go on chopping and changing our friends.
: The wind chops about.
*: Let not the counsel at the bar chop with the judge.
: East Chop; West Chop
: silk of the first chop
*: IRC supports mechanisms for the enforcement of acceptable behaviour on IRC. Channel operators — "chanops" or "chops" — have access to the /kick command, which throws a specified user out of the given channel.
: If she punches me, Im gonna break her nose.
: He punched a hit into shallow left field.
: to punch one with the end of a stick or the elbow
: I heard a knock on my door.
: He took a knock on the head.
*: Since forming in 2007 Mumford & Sons have hard-toured their way to a vast market for throaty folk thats strong on banjo and bass drum. They have released two enormous albums. But, wow, do they take some knocks back home.
: He played a slow but sure knock of 35.
: Knock on the door and find out if theyre home.
*: Master, knock the door hard.
: I knocked against the table and bruised my leg.
: I accidentally knocked my drink off the bar.
*: "The Silver Shoes," said the Good Witch, "have wonderful powers. And one of the most curious things about them is that they can carry you to any place in the world in three steps, and each step will be made in the wink of an eye. All you have to do is to knock the heels together three times and command the shoes to carry you wherever you wish to go."
: Dont knock it until youve tried it.
: They may let you off the first time, but the second time theyll sock it to you. — James Jones
*: In Wexford, the beam is shorter than in any of the other counties, and the sock in general is of cast iron.[[Category:English intransitive verbs]][[Category:English transitive verbs]][[Category:en:Footwear]][[Category:en:Underwear]][[Category:1000 English basic words]]----
*: Research shows that retaining even one or two pounds after giving birth can make problems more likely in a subsequent pregnancy, experts said, with women who have several children facing a "slippery slope" if they continue to gain weight each time.
*: For students in developing countries who cant get it any other way, or for students in the first world, who can but may choose not to. Pay thousands of pounds a year for your education? Or get it free online?
*: "Only a hundred and ninety-three pound," said Mr. Tulliver. "Youve brought less o late; but young fellows like to have their own way with their money. Though I didnt do as I liked before I was of age." He spoke with rather timid discontent.
*: He glanced back through what he had read and, while feeling his water flow quietly, he envied kindly Mr Beaufoy who had written it and received payment of three pounds, thirteen and six.
: the Rhode Island pound; the New Hampshire pound
*: (Police officer to a dog owner) "Hed better stay calm or Ill have the pound come and get him."
*: And he who were pleasantly disposed, could not well avoid to liken it to the exploit of that gallant man, who thought to pound up the crows by shutting his park gate.
: ux|en|You really pounded that beer!
: ux|en|The pitcher has been pounding the outside corner all night.
: ux|en|As I tiptoed past the sleeping dog, my heart was pounding but I remained silent.
: ux|en|My head was pounding.
: ux|en|I was pounding her all night!
*: We pounded along, stopped, landed soldiers; went on, landed custom–house clerks to levy toll in what looked like a God–forsaken wilderness, with a tin shed and a flag–pole lost in it; landed more soldiers—to take care of the custom–house clerks, presumably.
: ux|en|The engine pounds.
*: Good-bye, my dear! said Sleary. Youll make your fortun, I hope, and none of our poor folkth will ever trouble you, Ill pound it.
*: For one thing I had a splendid supper when I got on board—a whack of cold, lean beef and pighells, bread, butter ad lib., tea, and plenty of good bread.
*: Rodsmen were whacking their way through willow brakes.
: to whack the spoils of a robbery
*: The fidgety Majors were whacked 9-1 by the Kitchener Panthers at Couch and now trail their rivals 2-0 in an increasingly uncomfortable best-of-seven Intercounty Baseball League first-round series.
*: Recently I was over in Ireland, I love the place, proper fishing, cant whack it!
*: He, with a careless beat, / Struck out the mute creation at a heat.
: a beat of the heart; the beat of the pulse
: to [[walk the beat]]
*: Its a beat on the whole country.
: the beat of him
: a dead beat
*: Bears coming out of holes in the rocks at the last moment, when the beat is close to them.
: As soon as she heard that Wiktionary was shutting down, she went into a rage and beat the wall with her fists until her knuckles bled.
: He danced hypnotically while she beat the atabaque.
*: The men of the city ... beat at the door.
*: Rolling tempests vainly beat below.
*: They [winds] beat at the crazy casement.
*: The sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted, and wished in himself to die.
*: Public envy seemeth to beat chiefly upon ministers.
*: A thousand hearts beat happily.
: Jan had little trouble beating John in tennis. He lost five games in a row.
: No matter how quickly Joe finished his test, Roger always beat him.
: I just cant seem to beat the last level of this video game.
*: The part of the wood to be beaten for deer sloped all the way from the roadside to the loch.
: Beat the eggs and whip the cream.
: He wanted $50 for it, but I managed to beat him down to $35.
*: Thomas Limbrick, who was only nine years of age, said he lived with his mother when Deborah was beat: that his mother [[throwed]] her down all along with her hands; and then against a wall ...
: to beat a retreat; to beat to quarters
*: pass awful gulfs, and beat my painful way
*: Why should any one ... beat his head about the Latin grammar who does not intend to be a critic?
*: to still my beating mind
: The drums beat.
: The drummers beat to call soldiers to their quarters.
: After the long day, she was feeling completely beat.
: Dude, you drive a beat car like that and you ain’t gonna get no honeys.
: Her makeup was beat!
*: The beats were pioneers with no destination, changing the world one impulse at a time.
*: "Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks! rage! blow!"
*: Hark how it rains and blows!
: Blow the dust off that book and open it up.
: The leaves blow through the streets in the fall.
: to blow the fire
: to blow an egg
: to blow ones nose
: In the harbor, the ships horns blew.
*: There let the pealing organ blow.
: Theres nothing more thrilling to the whale watcher than to see a whale surface and blow.
: There she blows! (i.e. "I see a whale spouting!")
: Get away from that burning gas tank! Its about to blow!
: The demolition squad neatly blew the old hotel up.
: The aerosol can was blown to bits.
: He blew the tires and the engine.
: He tried to sprint, but his ligaments blew and he was barely able to walk to the finish line.
: This blows!
: I managed to blow $1000 at blackjack in under an hour.
: I blew $35 thou on a car.
: We blew an opportunity to get benign corporate sponsorship.
: Who did you have to blow to get those backstage passes?
: Lets blow this joint.
*: Shall they hoist me up,
And show me to the shouting [[varletry]]
Of censuring Rome? Rather a ditch in Egypt
Be gentle grave unto me, rather on Nilus mud
Lay me stark naked, and let the water-flies
Blow me into [[abhorring]]!
*: I am, in my condition,
*: A prince, Miranda; I do think, a king;—
*: I [[would]] not so!—and would no more endure
*: This wooden slavery than to suffer
*: The [[flesh-fly]] blow my mouth.
*: Through the court his courtesy was blown.
*: His language does his knowledge blow.
*: Look how imagination blows him.
*: Here is Mistress Page at the door, sweating and blowing.
: to blow a horse
: rfquotek|Sir Walter Scott
*: You blow behind my back, but dare not say anything to my face.
: Were having a bit of a blow this afternoon.
: The players were able to get a blow during the last timeout.
: A fabricator is used to direct a sharp blow to the surface of the stone.
: During an exchange to end round 13, Duran landed a blow to the midsection.
*: A vigorous blow might win [Hannos camp].
: A further blow to the group came in 1917 when Thomson died while canoeing in Algonquin Park.
*: a most poor man, made tame to fortunes blows
*: You seem to me as [[w:Diana (mythology)|Dian]] in her [[orb]],
*: As chaste as is the bud [[ere]] it be blown;
*: How blows the citron grove.
*: Boys are at best but pretty buds unblown,
*: Whose scent and hues are rather guessed than known;
*: Such a blow of tulips.
: roses in full blow.
: ux|en|One boy hit the other.
*: Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill.
*: He tried to hit me but I dodged the blow and went out to plot revenge.
*: BELLO: (Shouts) Good, by the rumping jumping general! Thats the best bit of news I heard these six weeks. Here, dont keep me waiting, damn you! (He slaps her face)
*: BLOOM: (Whimpers) Youre after hitting me. Ill tellnb...
*: I hunted him for half a hour, aiming to learn him to hit a man with a table-leg and then run, but I didnt find him.
: ux|en|The ball hit the fence.
*: If bodies be extension alone, how can they move and hit one against another?
*: a dozen apples, each of them near as large as a Bristol barrel, came tumbling about my ears; one of them hit me on the back as I chanced to stoop, and knocked me down flat on my face.
*: Meanwhile the street boys kept up a shower of mud balls, many of which hit the Doctor, while the rest were distributed upon his assailants.
: ux|en|Hit him tonight and throw the body in the river.
: ux|en|If intelligence had been what it should have been, I dont think wed ever have hit that island.
: ux|en|We hit the grocery store on the way to the park.
: ux|en|Youll hit some nasty thunderstorms if you descend nowrap|too late. nowrap|We hit a lot of traffic coming back from the movies.
: ux|en|I hit the jackpot. The movie hits theaters nowrap|in December. nowrap|The temperature could hit 110°F tomorrow. nowrap|We hit Detroit at one in the morning but kept driving through the night.
*: And her success with Glover, a product of the National Lottery-funded Sporting Giants talent identification programme, will also spark relief among British officials who were starting to fret a little about hitting their target of equalling fourth in the medal table from Beijing.
*: And oft it hits / Where hope is coldest and despair most fits.
*: Millions miss for one that hits.
*: Thou hast hit it.
: ux|en|The economy was hit by a recession. nowrap|The hurricane hit his fishing business hard.
: ux|en|Hit me.
: ux|en|Jones hit for the pitcher.
: ux|en|The external web servers hit DBSRV7, but the internal web server hits DBSRV3.
: ux|en|Id hit that.
: ux|en|I hit that bong every night after work
*: So he the famed Cilician fencer praised, / And, at each hit, with wonder seems amazed.
: The hit was very slight.
: The band played their hit song to the delight of the fans.
*: What late he called a blessing, now was wit, / And Gods good providence, a lucky hit.
: My site received twice as many hits after being listed in a [[search engine]].
: The catcher got a hit to lead off the fifth.
: Where am I going to get my next hit?
: a happy hit
*: But how hit was to come about didnt appear.
*: Now, George, grease it good, an let hit slide down the hill hits own way.
: The hatchet cut the wood on impact.
: His spine had an impingement; L4 and L5 made impact, which caused numbness in his leg.
: His friends opinion had an impact on his decision.
: Our choice of concrete will have a tremendous impact on the buildings mechanical performance.
: If fecal incontinence is caused by impacted stool in the rectum, the impaction must be removed.
: I can make the changes, but it will impact the schedule.
: When the hammer impacts the nail, it bends.
: ux|en|Please strike the last sentence.
: ux|en|Strike the door sharply with your foot and see if it comes loose. nowrap|A bullet struck him. nowrap|The ship struck a reef.
*: He at Philippi kept / His sword een like a dancer; while I struck / The lean and wrinkled Cassius.
*: They shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two sideposts.
*: Who would be free, themselves must strike the blow.
: ux|en|A hammer strikes against the bell of a clock.
*: Strike now, or else the iron cools.
: ux|en|We will strike a medal in your honour.
: ux|en|The ship struck in the night.
: ux|en|The clock struck twelve. The drums strike up a march.
*: A deep sound strikes like a rising knell.
: ux|en|to strike a light
*: Waving wide her myrtle wand, / She strikes a universal peace through sea and land.
: ux|en|to strike a match
: ux|en|A tree strikes its roots deep.
*: To punish the just is not good, nor strike princes for equity.
*: The Bat—they called him the Bat. Like a bat he chose the night hours for his work of rapine; like a bat he struck and vanished, pouncingly, noiselessly; like a bat he never showed himself to the face of the day.
: ux|en|The bank robber struck on the 2nd and 5th of May.
: ux|en|The first thing to strike my eye was a beautiful pagoda. nowrap|Tragedy struck when his brother was killed in a bush fire.
: ux|en|The workers struck for a week before the new contract went through.
: ux|en|Golf has always struck me as a waste of time.
*: I fancied at first the stuff was paraffin wax, and smashed the jar accordingly. But the odor of camphor was unmistakable. It struck me as singularly odd, that among the universal decay, this volatile substance had chanced to survive, perhaps through many thousand years.
: ux|en|The news struck a sombre chord.
: ux|en|to strike money
: ux|en|to strike the mind with surprise; nowrap|to strike somebody with wonder, alarm, dread, or horror
*: Nice works of art strike and surprise us most on the first view.
*: They please as beauties, here as wonders strike.
: ux|en|The proposed plan strikes me favourably. nowrap|May the Lord strike down those sinners! nowrap|I was struck dumb with astonishment.
: ux|en|He struck a friend for five dollars.
*: Hinder light but from striking on it [porphyry], and its colours vanish.
: ux|en|The frigate has struck, sir! Weve beaten them, the lily-livers!
*: The English ships of war should not strike in the Danish seas.
*: “Strike the tent there!”—was the next order. As I hinted before, this whalebone marquee was never pitched except in port; and on board the Pequod, for thirty years, the order to strike the tent was well known to be the next thing to heaving up the anchor.
: ux|en|They struck off along the river.
*: till a dart strike through his liver
*: Now and then a glittering beam of wit or passion strikes through the obscurity of the poem.
: ux|en|to strike into reputation; to strike into a run
: ux|en|to strike a bargain
: ux|en|My eye struck a strange word in the text. nowrap|They soon struck the trail.
: rfquotek|B. Edwards
*: Behold, I thought, He will...strike his hand over the place, and recover the leper.
*: well struck in years
:* The batsmen have crossed, and Dhoni now has the strike.
*: Three hogsheads of ale of the first strike.
: ux|en|She gave the cat a stroke.
: ux|en|a stroke on the chin
*: His hand fetcheth a stroke with the axe to cut down the tree.
*: He entered and won the whole kingdom of Naples without striking a stroke.
: the stroke of a birds wing in flying, or of an oar in rowing
: the stroke of a skater, swimmer, etc.
: a stroke of genius; a stroke of business; a master stroke of policy
: ux|en|on the stroke of midnight
: ux|en|butterfly stroke
: a stroke of apoplexy; the stroke of death
*: At this one stroke the man looked dead in law.
: A flash of lightning may be made up of several strokes. If they are separated by enough time for the eye to distinguish them, the lightning will appear to flicker.
*: in the day that the Lord bindeth up the breach of his people, and healeth the stroke of their wound
: to give some finishing strokes to an essay
*: where money beareth all the stroke
*: He has a great stroke with the reader.
: rfquotek|Jonathan Swift
*: He dried the falling drops, and, yet more kind, / He stroked her cheeks.
: to stroke a boat
: The train hit the buffers with a great shock.
: The disaster shocked the world.
*: They saw the moment approach when the two parties would shock together.
*: Cause it on shocks to be by and by set.
*: Behind the master walks, builds up the shocks.
: a head covered with a shock of sandy hair
*: When I read of witty persons, I could not figure them but like the little shock (translating the German [[Spitz]]).
: to shock rye