Thesaurus / catapult
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The Bucks tried to take a battering ram to the wall their opponents built around the basket in those two series, only to end up settling for a catapult instead.
THE BUCKS BUILT THE NBA’S BEST DEFENSE. NOW, OTHER TEAMS ARE COPYING IT.JARED DUBINJANUARY 6, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
They had rigged up a rude catapult from some lumber and ropes.
HUNTERS OUT OF SPACEJOSEPH EVERIDGE KELLEAM
Poof—crack—bang, went off another explosion; and up bounced Old Hellyer, as if a catapult had been applied below his seat.
ON BOARD THE ESMERALDAJOHN CONROY HUTCHESON
Through they went and half-way across the bridge before they could check their monster catapult.
THE NERVE OF FOLEYFRANK H. SPEARMAN
The throng of pirates had cleared away from the great wooden catapult, leaving two of their number to discharge it.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
A stone from a catapult in the tower came whizzing and struck his head with a mournful crash.
SNNICAVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
It is easy to make spiral quartz springs resembling watch balance-springs by means of the catapult.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
Half on his guard, but wholely on his itch, the jostled Parrot shot like a catapult across the floor!
PEACE ON EARTH, GOOD-WILL TO DOGSELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
WORDS RELATED TO CATAPULT
- fling off
- let fly
- let go
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