knock-down

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Adj.1.knock-down - strong enough to knock down or overwhelm; "a knock-down blow"
strong - having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
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I meant "there's a nice knock-down argument for you
But "glory" doesn't mean "a nice knock-down argument,"' Alice objected.
In a successful result for the event riders, Polly Phillips and Coral Coves who won the Braham three-day event last month, were runners-up after adding on 15 seconds for three knock-downs and New Zealand's Blyth Tait and Ready Teddy were third.