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Pep vs. Punch

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Pepverb

(transitive) To inject with energy and enthusiasm.

Punchnoun

(entomology) Any of various riodinid butterflies of the genus Dodona of Asia.

Pepnoun

Energy, high spirits.

Punchnoun

(countable) A hit or strike with one's fist.

Pepnoun

liveliness and energy;

‘this tonic is guaranteed to give you more pep’;

Punchnoun

(uncountable) Power, strength, energy.

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Punchnoun

(uncountable) Impact.

Punchnoun

(uncountable) A button (of a joypad, joystick or similar device) causing a video game character to punch.

Punchnoun

(countable) A device, generally slender and round, used for creating holes in thin material, for driving an object through a hole in a containing object, or to stamp or emboss a mark or design on a surface.

Punchnoun

(countable) A mechanism for punching holes in paper or other thin material.

Punchnoun

(countable) A hole or opening created with a punch.

Punchnoun

(piledriving) An extension piece applied to the top of a pile; a dolly.

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Punchnoun

A prop, as for the roof of a mine.

Punchnoun

A beverage, generally containing a mixture of fruit juice and some other beverage, often alcoholic.

Punchverb

(transitive) To strike with one's fist.

‘If she punches me, I'm gonna break her nose.’;

Punchverb

To herd.

Punchverb

(transitive) To operate (a device or system) by depressing a button, key, bar, or pedal, or by similar means.

Punchverb

(transitive) To enter (information) on a device or system.

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Punchverb

(transitive) To hit (a ball or similar object) with less than full force.

‘He punched a hit into shallow left field.’;

Punchverb

(transitive) To make holes in something rail ticket, leather belt, etc

Punchverb

To thrust against; to poke.

‘to punch one with the end of a stick or the elbow’;

Punchverb

To employ a punch to create a hole in or stamp or emboss a mark on something.

Punchverb

To mark a ticket.

Punchnoun

A beverage composed of wine or distilled liquor, water (or milk), sugar, and the juice of lemon, with spice or mint; - specifically named from the kind of spirit used; as rum punch, claret punch, champagne punch, etc.

Punchnoun

The buffoon or harlequin of a puppet show.

Punchnoun

A short, fat fellow; anything short and thick.

‘I . . . did hear them call their fat child punch, which pleased me mightily, that word being become a word of common use for all that is thick and short.’;

Punchnoun

One of a breed of large, heavy draught horses; as, the Suffolk punch.

Punchnoun

A thrust or blow.

Punchnoun

A tool, usually of steel, variously shaped at one end for different uses, and either solid, for stamping or for perforating holes in metallic plates and other substances, or hollow and sharpedged, for cutting out blanks, as for buttons, steel pens, jewelry, and the like; a die.

Punchnoun

An extension piece applied to the top of a pile; a dolly.

Punchnoun

A prop, as for the roof of a mine.

Punchverb

To thrust against; to poke; as, to punch one with the end of a stick or the elbow.

Punchverb

To perforate or stamp with an instrument by pressure, or a blow; as, to punch a hole; to punch ticket.

Punchnoun

(boxing) a blow with the fist;

‘I gave him a clout on his nose’;

Punchnoun

an iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings; normally served in a punch bowl

Punchnoun

a tool for making (usually circular) holes

Punchverb

deliver a quick blow to;

‘he punched me in the stomach’;

Punchverb

drive forcibly as if by a punch;

‘the nail punched through the wall’;

Punchverb

make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation;

‘perforate the sheets of paper’;

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