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Synonyms for dart

Synonyms for dart

Synonyms for dart

a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot

a tapered tuck made in dressmaking

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a sudden quick movement

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move along rapidly and lightly

move with sudden speed

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I could have shot this particular bull a number of times with a rifle before I could get close enough and get the right shot with the dart gun, and regardless of the difficulty, I had an experience like no other on earth.
She said officers determined that it was a safe area to use the dart gun, and the rainy, cool conditions also helped the situation.
To solve that problem, Steinstra proposed creating the new sport of "shoot-and-release hunting." By "converting a high-powered rifle to a tranquilizer dart gun,' he said, "the world's oldest and now most controversial sport - big-game hunting - could be transformed into a provocative quest acceptable to most anyone.
The ranger picked out three of the elephant cows in the experiment, each identified by a mud-caked collar, and fired his dart gun.
Fresolo could have used a shot from the same sort of tranquilizing dart gun aimed at aggressive bears when they lumber into residential neighborhoods and try to chomp on a letter carrier.
One by one officials tranquilized the rhinos using a dart gun, loaded it into a pen and then drove by truck for 150 kilometres north toward Nepal.
I'm inclined to believe this is a dart gun, but what little historical documentation does exist mentions using pellets as well.
His contraptions have included a Lotus sports car that could travel underwater, a wrist dart gun and a mobile phone with a Taser-like weapon facility.
The vet had to shoot it twice with a dart gun before it conked out."
His mum Pat, 77, then revealed he had gone to hospital aged seven because he was feared to have swallowed the tip while playing with his dart gun.
Russian TV later broadcast images (no doubt well choreographed) of Vlad leaning over one of said tigers, dart gun in hand.
The alarm was raised withinminutes but it was an hour before zookeepers managedto confront Maggie and shoot her with a tranquilliser dart gun.
It hits one with a dart gun, then the other, and our vehicle takes off through thorn thickets, following the sound of the animals.
He came to a stop in a grassy field after the three-mile rampage, and was finally sedated with a tranquilliser dart gun.