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close range

noun as in close quarters

noun as in stone's throw

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Two years ago, a gunman boarded her school bus and fired three shots at close range.

In the 2009 killing of Osaev, the victim was shot in the face three times from close range.

An autopsy released Monday found that McBride was not shot at close range.

There was no gunpowder found on her skin, supporting the notion of a shot not fired at extreme close range.

I've been in Denver this week watching Governor Hickenlooper at close range.

But Strongarm lived in the age of combat when people fought animals at close range.

He followed the tracks until he came within close range of a reindeer.

When at close range, it pierced the "Cumberland" with its iron ram causing it to sink.

The Shawnees were yelling like demons and approaching to close range very cautiously, feeling out each rod of the ground.

The skirmishers advanced quickly within close range, followed by the main line, moving more slowly over the fallen timber.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to close range, such as: grips, and place of confinement.

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