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Noun
The act of firing a weapon that discharges bullets or projectiles
“It is impossible to help them at the moment because of the constant shooting by snipers.”
Noun
The act of killing by shooting with a firearm
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“A foot pursuit ensued, ultimately ending in the fatal shooting of the suspect.”
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The sport of hunting animals
“Many conservationists are wholly opposed to the shooting of game on moral grounds.”
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The art, process, or job of filming movies
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A sport involving the hunting, wounding, or killing of animals
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A fight involving an exchange of fire with guns
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The carrying out or undergoing of a sentence of death
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An act or instance of throwing something
Adjective
Severe or intense, especially in a painful or unpleasant way
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Adjective
Resembling a knife or its effects
Verb
Present participle for to fire a bullet from a gun
“I gazed down at him and fought the urge to immediately shoot him with my piece.”
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Present participle for to discharge a projectile
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“When rain did not fall, he would shoot arrows into the sky to remind the sky dragons that water was needed.”
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Present participle for to kill by shooting
“The murderous robber would shoot the hapless store owner in broad daylight.”
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Present participle for to move or cause to move suddenly and rapidly in a particular direction
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“We looked up and saw streaks of lightning shoot across the sky.”
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Present participle for to capture as a picture, image or photograph
“On my never-ending quest to shoot the perfect sunset, I rushed out and climbed to the roof of the garage.”
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Present participle for to take a video recording of
“The Lumarian brothers would send their cameraman to shoot moving images of the pharaohs.”
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Present participle for to burst or gush from
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“Red, white, and blue streams of water would shoot from the boats, like fireworks.”
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(of a bud or shoot) Present participle for to appear or sprout
“Near the base, each cord has a short branch that will shoot upward on its right side.”
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Present participle for to take, or cause to go, from one place to another
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“I'll shoot the report off to the two of you as soon as it is published.”
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Present participle for to speak in a plain and candid way
“Go ahead and shoot. I'm all ears.”
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Present participle for to mark or dot with small patches of colour or particles of something
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Present participle for to exert force or pressure on
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Present participle for to rise upwards abruptly and rapidly (literally or figuratively)
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Present participle for to move or proceed further along a path or course
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Present participle for to introduce into the bloodstream by use of a needle
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Present participle for to charge or damage with electrostatic discharge
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Present participle for to insert or introduce between or among others
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Present participle for to direct a particular kind of look or facial expression
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Present participle for to push or force (someone or something) violently and suddenly into a particular physical position or state
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Present participle for to appear or push up from a surface
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Present participle for to bet money or something else in a gamble
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(based on the game being played) Present participle for to strike a ball as part of a game
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Present participle for to transfer data to a computer or device
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Present participle for to engage in a war
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Present participle for to flicker or ripple over something
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Present participle for to fall down or to a lower level, especially abruptly
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