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Definitions of stroke
- In croquet, etc., a shot or stroke in which one drives in different directions one's own and the opponent's ball placed in contact. 2
imp. - Struck. 2
v. t. - The act of striking; a blow; a hit; a knock; esp., a violent or hostile attack made with the arm or hand, or with an instrument or weapon. 2
v. t. - The result of effect of a striking; injury or affliction; soreness. 2
v. t. - The striking of the clock to tell the hour. 2
v. t. - A gentle, caressing touch or movement upon something; a stroking. 2
v. t. - A mark or dash in writing or printing; a line; the touch of a pen or pencil; as, an up stroke; a firm stroke. 2
v. t. - Hence, by extension, an addition or amandment to a written composition; a touch; as, to give some finishing strokes to an essay. 2
v. t. - A sudden attack of disease; especially, a fatal attack; a severe disaster; any affliction or calamity, especially a sudden one; as, a stroke of apoplexy; the stroke of death. 2
v. t. - A throb or beat, as of the heart. 2
v. t. - One of a series of beats or movements against a resisting medium, by means of which movement through or upon it is accomplished; as, the stroke of a bird's wing in flying, or an oar in rowing, of a skater, swimmer, etc. 2
v. t. - The rate of succession of stroke; as, a quick stroke. 2
v. t. - The oar nearest the stern of a boat, by which the other oars are guided; -- called also stroke oar. 2
v. t. - The rower who pulls the stroke oar; the strokesman. 2
v. t. - A powerful or sudden effort by which something is done, produced, or accomplished; also, something done or accomplished by such an effort; as, a stroke of genius; a stroke of business; a master stroke of policy. 2
v. t. - The movement, in either direction, of the piston plunger, piston rod, crosshead, etc., as of a steam engine or a pump, in which these parts have a reciprocating motion; as, the forward stroke of a piston; also, the entire distance passed through, as by a piston, in such a movement; as, the piston is at half stroke. 2
v. t. - Power; influence. 2
v. t. - Appetite. 2
v. t. - To strike. 2
v. t. - To rib gently in one direction; especially, to pass the hand gently over by way of expressing kindness or tenderness; to caress; to soothe. 2
v. t. - To make smooth by rubbing. 2
v. t. - To give a finely fluted surface to. 2
v. t. - To row the stroke oar of; as, to stroke a boat. 2

The word "stroke" uses 6 letters: E K O R S T.

Direct anagrams of stroke:
  stoker   tokers   trokes

Words formed by adding one letter before or after stroke (in bold), or to ekorst in any order:
c -   restock   rockets   stocker   d -   stroked   e -   restoke   o -   stooker   r -   stroker   s -   stokers   strokes  

Shorter words found within stroke:
er   eros   ers   erst   es   et   keto   kor   kore   kors   kos   oe   oes   oke   okes   or   ore   ores   ors   ort   orts   os   ose   re   res   rest   ret   rets   roe   roes   rose   roset   rot   rote   rotes   rots   ser   set   so   soke   sore   sort   sot   stoke   store   stork   to   toe   toes   toke   toker   tokes   tor   tore   tores   tors   torse   torsk   trek   treks   troke   tsk  

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