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synonyms for hot shot

  • audacious
  • bold
  • courageous
  • fearless
  • foolhardy
  • gutsy
  • impulsive
  • reckless
  • smart
  • brave
  • forward
  • game
  • rash
  • adventuresome
  • brassy
  • cheeky
  • cocky
  • crusty
  • fire-eating
  • go for broke
  • gritty
  • gutty
  • impudent
  • intrepid
  • nervy
  • obtrusive
  • out on a limb
  • plucky
  • salty
  • smart-alecky
  • spunky
  • temerarious
  • valiant
  • venturesome
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antonyms for hot shot

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  • afraid
  • careful
  • cautious
  • cowardly
  • fearful
  • meek
  • shy
  • thoughtful
  • timid
  • undaring
  • weak
  • bashful
  • chicken
  • unadventurous
  • unwilling
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        How to use hot shot in a sentence

        In the drawing-room things went on much as they always do in country drawing-rooms in the hot weather.
        THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
        There was no fighting; a rifle shot now and then from the crests where we saw our fellows clearly.
        GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
        A was an Archer, who shot at a frog; B was a Butcher, and had a great dog.
        BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
        Dockier, a prominent leader of the Levelers, in the times of the English commonwealth, was shot by order of the government.
        THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
        “You appear to feel it so,” rejoined Mr. Pickwick, smiling at the clerk, who was literally red-hot.
        THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
        Nearly half the regiment ran to secure their picketed horses, armed themselves in hot haste, and galloped to the gaol.
        THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
        There was not a moment to lose, for one well-directed shot might exterminate half of us.
        BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
        Then, having shot nothing that day, he turned towards the Pole with a feeling of disappointment.
        THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
        News came that the rebels were plundering the British quarters, and the infantry went there in hot haste.
        THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
        No one was hurt, although the shot was evidently intended for my party.
        BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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        WORDS RELATED TO HOT SHOT

        • active person
        • aholic
        • ambitious person
        • ball of fire
        • busy bee
        • busy person
        • doer
        • dynamo
        • fireball
        • go-getter
        • hot shot
        • live wire
        • no slouch
        • pistol
        • self-starter
        • sharpy
        • spark plug
        • workhorse
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