Thesaurus / aiming

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But now came another, not aiming for Webb, but heading for Frayne.

He pointed to himself; then brought one aiming finger down as if he were coming from that far-off place.

The Hammer of ThorCharles Willard Diffin

Page had therefore attempted to keep his reputation unsullied by aiming at a low academic record!

This was the precise position at which the secret band of brothers had been aiming.

Secret Band of BrothersJonathan Harrington Green

I had shot several birds, and was aiming at one, when he seized my arm, and implored me not to fire.

It seems certain that a serious confederacy was formed in the year 397, aiming at the overthrow of Eutropius.

When they disembarked and formed in line the glistening of their bright gun barrels gave the impression they were aiming at us.

Some of My War StoriesAllen Ripley Foote

Another trooper, shortly afterward, caught the king by the arm, aiming at the head with his sword.

SwedenVictor Nilsson

Antiochus had already been so successful as to have gained the surname of 'the Great,' and was now aiming at universal dominion.

Plutarch's Lives, Volume IIAubrey Stewart & George Long

Hardly had he spoken when Darry fired, aiming at the largest of the buffaloes.

Boys of The FortRalph Bonehill

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