catapult[ kat-uh-puhlt, -poolt ]SEE DEFINITION OF catapult
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CATAPULT
Juve shot his answer at the lieutenant, like a stone from a catapult.
All its spires are spears at rest; and all its stones are stones asleep in a catapult.
Is it the thought of Wolsey which makes him frown—or is he wondering where he left his catapult?
And he knew that at any moment this beast might come at him as if discharged from a catapult.
But I know that our steam-bowler will beat their catapult hollow.
They tried their catapult with single, double, and even treble action.
Durham was flung over its head like a stone from a catapult.
Turner shot into the air as though he were flung from a catapult.
Then there was a bound, as if the boat had been shot from a catapult, and the billow fell.
Before he could reach the door out came his cousin, as if fired by a catapult.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CATAPULT
- fling off
- let fly
- let go