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 for knockout
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knock-out \Knock"-out`\, a.
     That knocks out; characterized by knocking out; as, a
     knock-out blow; a knock-out key for knocking out a drill from
     a collet.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.] knockout

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  knockout \knock"out`\, knock-out \knock"-out`\, n.
     Act of knocking out, or state of being knocked out; the act
     of rendering a person unconscious by a blow. [WordNet sense
     [Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5]
     2. a blow which causes a person to become unconscious.
     Syn: knockout blow, knockout punch.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     3. (Boxing) the winning of a boxing contest by rendering the
        opponent unable to stand for a specified period, usually a
        count of ten; -- in contrast to a win by a decision; as,
        Muhammed Ali won by a knockout in the first round.
        [WordNet 1.5]
     4. a strikingly beautiful woman. [Informal]
        [PJC] knockout drops

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: very strong or vigorous; "strong winds"; "a hard left to
             the chin"; "a knockout punch"; "a severe blow" [syn:
             hard, knockout, severe]
      n 1: a very attractive or seductive looking woman [syn:
           smasher, stunner, knockout, beauty, ravisher,
           sweetheart, peach, lulu, looker, mantrap, dish]
      2: a blow that renders the opponent unconscious [syn:
         knockout, KO, kayo]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  117 Moby Thesaurus words for "knockout":
     Cadmean victory, KO, Miss America, Pyrrhic victory, ace,
     ascendancy, bathing beauty, beau ideal, beaut, beauty,
     beauty contest winner, beauty queen, belle, blackout, bunny,
     catalepsy, catatonia, catatony, championship, charmer, clincher,
     coma, conquest, corker, coup de grace, cover girl, crackerjack,
     crusher, daisy, dandy, darb, dazzler, death stroke, deathblow,
     dilly, dream, easy victory, enchantress, end-all, ender, eyeful,
     faint, final stroke, finisher, finishing stroke, grand slam,
     grayout, great beauty, hit, honey, humdinger, kayo, kayo punch,
     killer-diller, knockout blow, lady fair, landslide,
     landslide victory, last dab, lipothymia, lipothymy, lollapaloosa,
     looker, lovely, lulu, mastery, model, moral victory, nirvana,
     nirvana principle, nothingness, oblivion, obliviousness, paragon,
     peach, picnic, pinup, pinup girl, pip, pippin, pushover, pussycat,
     quietus, raving beauty, reigning beauty, runaway victory,
     semiconsciousness, sensation, senselessness, settler, sex kitten,
     sleep, slick chick, smash, smash hit, sockdolager, stopper,
     stunner, stupor, subdual, subduing, success, sweetheart, swoon,
     syncope, the nuts, total victory, triumph, unconsciousness,
     victory, walkaway, walkover, whiz, win, winner, winning,
     winning streak

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