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noun as in bullet

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noun as in weapon

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Another received “significant facial injuries” after being hit by a projectile.

Imagine that if you fall, your board can become a deadly, boomeranging projectile.

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez has said she’ll bring back legislation to curtail the use of non-lethal police projectiles against protesters and journalists.

It fired a larger projectile in April that same year, diving down to the surface a couple months later to retrieve even more ejected material.

The projectile traveled through the kitchen and struck a display case in the living room.

And this week Ducati has closed the gap even further, with an outlandish projectile dubbed the “Panigale.”

He was allegedly struck by a police projectile and is now in serious but stable condition.

Out of it in a sharp right turn shot a projectile, tiny and glistening against the velvet black.

Then he picked up another and followed through with a second projectile.

I went at once to the cylinder we used for discharging things from the projectile.

But primarily, this is a test of the projectile and a journey of exploration and research.

They are examining the projectile and trying to break it open.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to projectile, such as: missile, rocket, and shell.

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