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English noun: kick up

1. kick up (act) raising the feet backward with the hands on the ground; a first movement in doing a handstand

Broader (hypernym)exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout

Part meronymhandstand

English verb: kick up

1. kick up (contact) cause to rise by kicking

SamplesKick up dust.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bring up, elevate, get up, lift, raise

2. kick up (creation) evoke or provoke to appear or occur

SamplesHer behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple.

Synonymscall forth, evoke, provoke

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cause, do, make

Narrower (hyponym)pick

Verb grouparouse, bring up, call down, call forth, conjure, conjure up, evoke, invoke, put forward, raise, stir

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