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noun as in shooting

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Fort Bliss was shot in just 21 days, with the crew, Monaghan says, “running and gunning, literally.”

This growing clickbait awareness may ultimately cost news agencies that are gunning for short-term gains.

Reed McCandless is gunning for a Republican congressional nomination against incumbent Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho.

But will it keep women of talent and substance and mettle and ambition from gunning it forward?

That Obama would go gunning for affluent America was no secret.

Brodrick and the others had accepted the unique invitation, Laura Gunning provisionally.

Mr. Gunning looked about him, still alarmed, still surrounded as in his dream, by appalling presences.

There was a cupboard and an easy-chair for Mr. Gunning on one side of the fireplace next the window.

He could not write paragraphs for the papers (they wouldn't take his paragraphs), but he could talk to Mr. Gunning.

Addy Ranger took Mr. Gunning very tenderly by the arm and led him to the stairs to see her go.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gunning, such as: firing, gunfire, blasting, discharging, and pulling the trigger.

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