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To kick someone or something - synonyms or related words

kick

verb

to hit someone or something with your foot

fight back

to hit or kick someone who is attacking you

boot

verb

informal

to kick something or someone hard

kick in

to hurt someone badly by kicking them

kick in

to break a door by kicking it

put/stick the boot in

to kick someone hard, especially when they are on the ground

kick/beat the shit out of someone

to kick or hit someone very hard

kick out

to try to hit or attack someone suddenly and violently with your foot

normcore

a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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boutonnière

a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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