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direct hit

noun as in bull's-eye

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In the next instant, Andrews took a direct hit and the brunt of the explosion.

The shelters most recently proved their value two years ago, when the school took a direct hit from a tornado.

Every rocket Hamas fires is a direct hit on the peace process, and the notion of a two-state solution.

The hospital now no longer uses its top floors, fearing an airstrike or a direct hit.

"You can see that it's taken a direct hit and is still smiling," Dufresne says to a round of applause from the audience.

Craig knew it was a direct hit, apparently in the bomb bay, exploding the bombs carried there.

Mushrooms of black smoke puffed into existence around it, knocked it around in the air, caught it with a direct hit.

They were living in a shell-proof dug-out, whereas we had no possible defence against a direct hit from any kind of shell.

“Done for” with a direct hit, one brave machine goes crashing earthward.

A direct hit on the limber brought instantaneous death to the wheelers and their beloved driver.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to direct hit, such as: center, dead center, omphalos, target, goal, and mark.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.