Synonyms for Knock:
n.reprimand, denigrate, rebuke, put down, deride, find fault with, remonstrate, reproach. dribble, clip, wham, hook, sock, attack, biff, slog, catch, play, bop, conk, smite, pop, whop, cross, swat, paste, clout, strike at, slug, wallop, pass. cough, crunch, change, babble, overturn, overthrow, horizontal, buzz, ding, capsize, upset, burble, turn over, topple, grate. engagement, cut out, grind, flood, idle, go, cycle, burn up, backfire. clangor, din, hum, drone, grumble, background noise, crackling. ordeal, worst-case scenario, tragedy, quagmire, trouble, stress, nightmare, crisis, battle. batter. bruise, blemish, blister, chip, blight, burnout, breakage, burn. puncture, bore, gouge, rip, dent, tear, pierce, riddle. smash into, run over, collide. floor, punch someone's lights out, strike down, knock-down, take down, lay out, flatten, fell, deck. be really/quite something, take your breath away, make a favorable impression (on someone), commend itself (to someone), put someone/something in the shade, exceed (someone's) expectations, be an inspiration to someone, make an impression, stand out. •bat (noun)
jerk, jog, impulse, strike, thrust, punch, momentum, nudge, pitch, shove, sling, shot, push, motivation, prod, jolt, poke.
ping, bash, smash, belt, whang, bump, roast, rap, tap, strike hard, knocking, pink, whack, bang.
•pushing, striking (noun)
rap, whack, swat, slap, thump, smack, injury, conk, clip.
crash, bang, thwack, rap, thump, click, flap, burst, slam, boom, clack, smack, bump, clap, tap, snap, slap, report, whack, crepitation.
•strong criticism (noun)
n. & v.•bat (noun, verb)
•criticize harshly (verb)
heave, hasten, energize, stimulate, magnetize, inspire, catapult, instigate, ferment, ram, propel, induce, impel, provoke, shoot, fire, drive, jostle, goad, entice, foment, encourage, hurl, hurtle, motivate, urge, launch, move, force, prompt, trigger, fling, lob, throw.
•push over; strike (verb)
clout, batter, floor, beat, wallop, bruise, flatten, fell, tap, punch, clap, deck, thwack, bash.
bump, burst, bang, thwack, whack, slap, clap, crash, flap, tap, thump, snap, smack, click, slam, clack, rap.
background noise, bop, swat, whop, biff, crackling. paste, beat, chip, sock, censure, wallop, dribble, smite. clip, fell, slug, strike down, conk, pan. batter, slog, clout, pop. cross, take down, deck, flatten. play, lay out, fault. buzz. pass, floor. catch. •blame
find fault with.