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Noun
An attempt to do something
“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 ball of stone or metal used as a missile shot from a large gun or cannon
“The cannon have run out of shot.”
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The firing of a gun or cannon
“When he didn't hear a single shot fired, Ben chanced a look behind him and saw Jen running after him.”
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An injection of a drug or vaccine
“Our voice can encourage a fragile senior to get a flu shot or pneumococcal vaccine.”
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A single act of imbibing in a liquid, or the single portion that is imbibed
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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, stroke, or kick of the ball in sports such as football, tennis, or golf
“His refusal to go down often results in defenders getting extra shots at the ball.”
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A person with a specified level of ability in shooting
“The second, while not a competitor, is an excellent shot and a genuine professional.”
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The act of postulating or something postulated
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A guess, attempt, or choice made with little or no evidence or knowledge
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A chance for progress or profit
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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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An instance of striking or being struck
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A small amount of a quality that adds piquancy or distinctiveness to something else
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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 attempt at something, such as a tilt at public office
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Header or goal
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CT scan
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A standard quantity or amount
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A heavy or bulky thing that is being carried or is about to be carried
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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
Adjective
(of coloured cloth) Woven with a warp and weft of different colours, giving a contrasting effect when looked at from different angles
“Do orange and purple shot silk cushions actually enhance my decor?”
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Under the influence of alcohol
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Feeling tired, fatigued or weary
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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 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 perform a glissade
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Past tense for to catch or kill, especially when fishing or hunting
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Past tense for to rake something with gunfire
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Past tense for to move upwards
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Past tense for to take, or cause to go, from one place to another
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Past tense for to place or put between or among others
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Past tense for to create a digital copy of an image using a scanner
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Past tense for blame, detract from
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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 bet money or something else in a gamble
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Past tense for to (excessively) boast about one's accomplishments, qualities, or possessions
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Past tense for chase for killing
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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 play over with fire
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Past tense for to fall down or to a lower level, especially abruptly
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