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Noun
The act of, or sound created by, the firing of a gun or cannon
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“He heard a shot fired, and the bullet came from the north to the south and whizzed past him and the men.”
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A ball of stone or metal used as a missile shot from a large gun or cannon
“Indeed, the shot for the cannon was also purchased from the East India Company, and a senior officer, Richard Mountney, organized transport from the foundry and the proofing in London.”
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An injection of a drug or vaccine
“One question was about a rumor that people walk backwards after getting a flu shot.”
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A single act of imbibing in a liquid, or the single portion that is imbibed
“I had a shot of orange juice mixed with a teaspoon cayenne pepper as part of my homemade remedy.”
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A measure of alcoholic spirits (or other liquid)
“Peter poured me a shot of whiskey from the large vintage bottle and poured himself one, too.”
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A small quantity of something
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“Add a shot of paprika, cayenne, or fresh ginger, and, suddenly, you create a recipe that's original and owes everything to the past.”
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A photograph
“The photographer took the shot from a closer angle, or maybe used a zoom of some kind.”
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A hit or stroke of the ball in sports
“If you trust your stroke in tennis, you are more likely to attempt a dangerous drop shot or a passing shot down the line.”
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An act of throwing or hurling something
“With a single blazing cannon shot from a quarterback who comes around these parts once every 75 years, this joyous new day dawned in the middle of the night for University of Kentucky Football.”
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A person with a specified level of ability in shooting
“He's an excellent shot with the bow, and the bodies fall where those following won't easily spot them.”
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An attempt to do something
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“But in the same interview, he cast doubt on whether he even wanted to have a shot at the Breakfast Show.”
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A favorable chance or opportunity (to accomplish something)
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“I think we may actually have a shot at winning this game.”
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A prediction or conjecture, typically made without factual evidence or support
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“Take a shot at what's happening in this photo.”
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A guess, attempt, or choice made with little or no evidence or knowledge
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A possibility of something happening or being the case
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(film) A scene or sequence recorded without interruption
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(cricket) One side's (from when the first player begins to bat, until the last player is out) or individual player's turn to bat or the runs scored during those durations
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An activity done regularly in one's leisure time for pleasure
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Customary or habitual usage
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Subcutaneous injection
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The point in the launch of a rocket or an aircraft where it leaves contact with the ground
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A portion or serving, especially of food
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An act of kicking, hitting or throwing the ball to another player
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A quantity of a medicine or drug taken or recommended to be taken at a particular time
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A printed or written statement of the money owed for goods or services
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An abrupt rough or violent movement
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A drop of a liquid on a surface
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Sleep-inducer
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A thin stream or small quantity of liquid squirted from something
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One's chance to speak during a discussion
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(of colored cloth) Woven with a warp and weft of different colors
“Do orange and purple shot silk cushions actually enhance my decor?”
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Being under the influence of alcohol
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Physically tired or fatigued
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Suffered a damage
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Formally put to death
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Not working or taking effect
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Prevented from growing or developing
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No longer capable, effective or needed
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Within a vein
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Spoiled
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Advanced in years
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Worn, torn, or ragged, as if into rags
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Causing or characterized by anxiety and nervousness
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In physical pain
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Without hope of recovery
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To have headed straight towards a specified direction or object, usually at an accelerated speed
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Past tense 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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Past tense 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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Past tense for to kill by shooting
“The murderous robber would shoot the hapless store owner in broad daylight.”
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Past tense 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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Past tense 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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Past tense 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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Past tense 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) Past tense 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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Past tense for to take, or cause to go, from one place to another
“I'll shoot the report off to the two of you as soon as it is published.”
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Past tense for to speak in a plain and candid way
“Go ahead and shoot. I'm all ears.”
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Past tense for to exert force or pressure on
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Past tense for to be driven through the air or forced out of something in tiny drops
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Past tense for to move or proceed further along a course
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Past tense for introduce into bloodstream by use of a needle
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Past tense for to use small dots to give the appearance of shading to
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Past tense for to charge or damage with electrostatic discharge
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Past tense for to kill or cause the death of
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Past tense for to shoot or spray something at a target
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Past tense for to move upwards
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Past tense for to place or put between or among others
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Past tense for to bet money or something else in a gamble
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Past tense for to develop gradually
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Past tense for to put an end to, especially formally
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Past tense for to (excessively) boast about one's accomplishments, qualities, or possessions
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Past tense for to be in flower, or to produce flowers
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Past tense for to engage in a war
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Past tense for to flicker or ripple over something
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Past tense for to fall down or to a lower level, especially abruptly
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