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  • as inon the double
  • as inpromptly
  • as inquickly
  • as inrapidly
  • as infast

synonyms for like a shot

  • chop chop
  • chop-chop
  • double-time
  • expeditiously
  • fast
  • flat-out
  • fleetly
  • full tilt
  • hastily
  • hurried
  • hurriedly
  • in a flash
  • in double time
  • in haste
  • in high gear
  • lickety-split
  • like greased lightning
  • like wildfire
  • promptly
  • pronto
  • quick
  • quickly
  • rapidly
  • snappily
  • speedily
  • swift
  • swiftly
  • rapidly
  • swiftly
  • speedily
  • quickly
  • directly
  • hastily
  • instantly
  • pronto
  • fast
  • flat-out
  • lickety-split
  • now
  • on the double
  • on time
  • posthaste
  • right away
  • sharp
  • straightaway
  • expeditiously
  • PDQ
  • at once
  • fleetly
  • in nothing flat
  • on the dot
  • punctually
  • unhesitatingly
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How to use like a shot in a sentence

There was no fighting; a rifle shot now and then from the crests where we saw our fellows clearly.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
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
May looked along at the dimpled grace, And then at the saint-like, fair old face, “How funny!”
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
His strong legs and his broad, spade-like feet helped to make him a fine swimmer.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The wave-like movement of these animals is particularly graceful and cleverly done.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
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
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WORDS RELATED TO LIKE A SHOT

  • apace
  • chop-chop
  • expeditiously
  • flat-out
  • fleetly
  • full tilt
  • hastily
  • hurriedly
  • in a flash
  • in haste
  • in nothing flat
  • in short order
  • like a flash
  • like a shot
  • like greased lightning
  • like wildfire
  • posthaste
  • presto
  • promptly
  • pronto
  • quick
  • quickly
  • rapidly
  • soon
  • swift
  • swiftly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.