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kick

verb [I/T]  /kɪk/ us  

kick verb [I/T] (HIT)

to hit someone or something with the foot, or to move the feet and legs suddenly and violently: [T] I kicked the ball as hard as I could. [I] I kicked at the leaves, hoping to find the ring I dropped.

kick

noun  /kɪk/ us  

kick noun (EXCITEMENT)

[C] a strong feeling of excitement and pleasure: We got a kick out of that show.

kick noun (INTEREST)

[C usually sing] a new interest, esp. one that does not last long: He’s been on an exercise kick lately.
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