catapult

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Synonyms for catapult

Synonyms for catapult

a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms

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a device that launches aircraft from a warship

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an engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges

shoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult

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hurl as if with a sling

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In Himes's novel, however, the performative rupture of the manifesto--its status as a formal catapault into a more democratic future is foreclosed by wartime L.
There he was in local rep doing a dodgy Chekhov, next thing Brand and Ross catapault him back to prime-time.
The Midland pop producer, who helped catapault Kylie Minogue to stardom in the 1980s, says he gets mobbed by women whenever he visits Birmingham.
There's three other new entrants: ambitious organic supermarketer Planet Organic; wine merchant Tanners Wines; and Scottish Spar chain D&M Edgar, which could catapault into the main ranking next year if it maintains its impressive growth rate.
With the huge popularity of major league baseball -- adding a team from the American League will catapault AlphaTrade to the forefront of sports marketing and entertainment," said Penny Perfect, CEO of AlphaTrade.