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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
kicking
    n 1: a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or
         calisthenics; "the kick must be synchronized with the arm
         movements"; "the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him"
         [syn: kick, kicking]
    2: the act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball
       a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent" [syn:
       kick, boot, kicking]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Kick \Kick\ (k[i^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Kicked (k[i^]kt); p.
   pr. & vb. n. Kicking.] [W. cicio, fr. cic foot.]
   1. To strike, thrust, or hit violently with the foot; as, a
      horse kicks a groom; a man kicks a dog.
      [1913 Webster]

            He [Frederick the Great] kicked the shins of his
            judges.                               --Macaulay.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. To evict or remove from a place or position, usually with
      out or off; as, they kicked him off the staff; he was
      kicked out of the restaurant; the landlord kicked them out
      of the apartment for making too much noise.
      [PJC]

   3. (Sport) To score (goals or points) by kicking; as, they
      kicked three field goals in the game.
      [PJC]

   4. To discontinue; -- usually used of habitual activities;
      as, to kick a habit; he kicked his drug habit.
      [PJC]

   To kick the beam, to fit up and strike the beam; -- said of
      the lighter arm of a loaded balance; hence, to be found
      wanting in weight. --Milton.

   To kick the bucket, to lose one's life; to die. [Colloq. &
      Low]

   To kick oneself, to experience strong regret; as, he kicked
      himself for not investing in the stock market in 1995.
      [1913 Webster +PJC]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
kicking \kicking\ n.
   The act of delivering a blow with the foot.

   Syn: kick, boot.
        [WordNet 1.5]

   alive and kicking alive and vigorously active.
      [PJC]

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