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English verb: touch a chord

1. touch a chord (emotion) evoke a reaction, response, or emotion


SamplesThis writer strikes a chord with young women.
The storyteller touched a chord.


Synonymsstrike a chord


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, kindle, provoke, raise









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