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shot (n):
the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination
Related Word: blastoff
shot (n):
an attempt to score in a game
shot (n):
the act of firing a projectile
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his shooting was slow but accurate
Related Word: shooting
shot (n):
(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
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it took two strokes to get out of the bunker.
a good shot requires good balance and tempo.
he left me an almost impossible shot

Related Word: stroke
shot (n):
the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe
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the nurse gave him a flu shot
Related Word: injection
shot (n):
informal words for any attempt or effort
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he gave it his best shot.
he took a stab at forecasting
shot (n):
a blow hard enough to cause injury
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he is still recovering from a shot to his leg.
I caught him with a solid shot to the chin
shot (n):
a solid missile discharged from a firearm
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the shot buzzed past his ear
shot (n):
an explosive charge used in blasting
shot (n):
sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put
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he trained at putting the shot
shot (n):
an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera
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my snapshots haven't been developed yet.
he tried to get unposed shots of his friends

Related Word: snap
shot (n):
an estimate based on little or no information
Related Words: guessguessing
shot (n):
a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
shot (n):
an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
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his parting shot was `drop dead'.
she threw shafts of sarcasm.
she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

Related Word: gibe
shot (n):
a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)
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he is a crack shot.
a poor shooter

Related Word: shooter
shot (n):
a small drink of liquor
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he poured a shot of whiskey
shot (n):
a chance to do something
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he wanted a shot at the champion
shot (s):
varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles
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changeable taffeta.
chatoyant (or shot) silk.
a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent

Related Words: changeableiridescent
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Love me little, love me long

Az sev, uzun sev.
Do not let your passion for a person become too strong, for it may soon burn itself out. Mild affection is more likely to be long-lived.


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