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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To move one's hand gently over something. A sudden action that results in something unexpected. Also: one of a set of movements in swimming or rowing.

Usage examples (37)
  • Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
  • You have to stroke the boss
  • A frequent outcome after sustaining a stroke is a change in the muscles 'ability to move.
  • His only form of communication after the stroke is his ability to communicate by blinking through his one eye. for more
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