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Action IntensityPlay
The word 'kick' indicates a forceful action; it is more intense than 'tap' or 'touch'. SlideShe kicked the door hard to make a loud noise.
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Physical ActivityPlay
'Kick' is often used in sports to describe striking the ball with the foot. SlideHe kicked the penalty with precision.
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Figurative UsePlay
Beyond physical actions, 'kick' can metaphorically suggest getting rid of something. SlideShe kicked her bad habits aside.