What is the opposite of shot?

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Noun
Opposite of a ball of stone or metal used as a missile shot from a large gun or cannon
Noun
Opposite of an attempt to do something
Noun
Opposite of an attempt or effort to achieve something
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Opposite of a sudden loud, sharp noise
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Opposite of a loud, deep, resonant sound
“Living in an atmosphere as near noise-free as any on earth, they could hear a soft murmur across a clearing the size of a football field.”
Noun
Opposite of the forming of a theory or conjecture without firm evidence
Noun
Opposite of the action of firing a gun or missile
“A crucial element in shock action was the holding of fire until the enemy was at a very close range.”
Noun
Opposite of a blow with the fist
Noun
Opposite of a small amount of something
Noun
Opposite of a single act of imbibing in a liquid, or the single portion that is imbibed
“The most ideal angle of tilt for the efficient chugging of beer is 45 degrees.”
Noun
Opposite of a chance or possibility for progress or profit
“I faced a lot of adversity at my last place of employment in trying to get promoted.”
Noun
Opposite of an opportunity to achieve something
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Opposite of a risky action undertaken with the hope of success
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Opposite of a possibility of something happening or being the case
“As a rule, an etheromaniac is never cured except by the impossibility of satisfying his passion.”
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing that is a source of hope
“I had no hope in him as he was a dud.”
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Opposite of an opportunity to do or achieve something
“The following studies cite an inopportunity to partake in sports as the reason for lower rates of participation in athletics by women.”
Noun
Opposite of an instance of striking or being struck
“That was a fortunate miss for him, having evaded the oncoming vehicle by a matter of inches.”
Noun
Opposite of a small amount of something, especially a liquid
“You need to drink a lot of water to quench your thirst.”
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Opposite of a large mouthful of liquid hastily drunk
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Opposite of a single act of imbibing in a liquid, or the single portion that is imbibed
Noun
Opposite of a small amount of liquid extracted from something by squeezing
“There was an overflow of coffee in my cup when I attempted to draw a rosetta in my latte.”
Noun
Opposite of an activity done regularly in one's leisure time for pleasure
Noun
Opposite of the point in the launch of a rocket or an aircraft where it leaves contact with the ground
Noun
Opposite of a portion or serving, especially of food
“He was famished and decided to get himself a whole chicken to eat.”
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Opposite of a sound, especially one that is loud or unpleasant or that causes disturbance
“When her two-year-old son fell asleep, there was silence in the room and she could hear her own breathing.”
Noun
(sports) Opposite of an act of kicking, hitting or throwing the ball to another player
Retention of possession was quite clearly on the agenda this week after the opposition recorded an unprecedented amount of steals in the last game.”
Adjective
Opposite of being under the influence of alcohol
Adjective
Opposite of producing a display of lustrous, rainbow-like colors
Adjective
Opposite of feeling tired, fatigued or weary
Adjective
Opposite of not working or taking effect
Adjective
Opposite of in a decrepit or dilapidated state
Adjective
Opposite of prevented from growing or developing
Adjective
Opposite of within a vein
Adjective
Opposite of not working
“I took my car to a local garage and got my flat tires fixed.”
Verb
Opposite of without hope of recovery
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to discharge a projectile
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to move or cause to move suddenly and rapidly in a particular direction
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to take, or cause to go, from one place to another
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