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Synonyms for shot

marksman

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a shot in the dark

by a long shot: by any means

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call the shots

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have a shot

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like a shot

long shot

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Synonyms for shot

a trying to do or make something

a brief trial

a favorable or advantageous combination of circumstances

a small amount of liquor

Synonyms for shot

(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

a chance to do something

a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)

a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe

a small drink of liquor

an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

an estimate based on little or no information

an informal photograph

sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put

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an explosive charge used in blasting

a blow hard enough to cause injury

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informal words for any attempt or effort

the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination

varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles

References in classic literature ?
Thus exhorted, Hubert resumed his place, and not neglecting the caution which he had received from his adversary, he made the necessary allowance for a very light air of wind, which had just arisen, and shot so successfully that his arrow alighted in the very centre of the target.
Thou canst not mend that shot, Locksley,'' said the Prince, with an insulting smile.
Shooting was going on all over the place all day; very likely he timed his shot so as to drown it in a number of others.
Somebody has been peppering this thing with shot, after all, and quite lately, too.
The four shots came in rather a scattering volley, but they did the business: one of the enemy actually fell, and the rest, without hesitation, turned and plunged into the trees.
A solid shot of 108 inches would weigh more than 200,000 pounds, a weight evidently far too great.
That would be too much," replied Barbicane; "for you will observe that the question is not that of a shot intended to pierce an iron plate; it will suffice to give it sides strong enough to resist the pressure of the gas.
First let us determine the question of right to the satisfaction of us both,” said the youth firmly but respect fully, and with a pronunciation and language vastly superior to his appearance: “with how many shot did you load your gun?
But I buy your deer—here, this bill will pay thee, both for thy shot and my own.
Has holes in his ears, a scar on the right side of his forehead, has been shot in the hind part of his legs, and is marked on the back with the whip.
Arndt, Member of the Council for Brown county, was shot dead ON THE FLOOR OF THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, by James R.
went the three heavy rifles, and down came Sir Henry's elephant dead as a hammer, shot right through the heart.
The three shots took effect, and down he went dead.
cried he, "mend thou that if thou canst"; while even the yeomen clapped their hands at so fair a shot.
Then taking up his own good stout bow and nocking an arrow with care, he shot with his very greatest skill.