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synonyms for ricochet

  • bounce back
  • deflect
  • backfire
  • boomerang
  • recoil
  • return
  • kick back
  • snap back
  • spring back
See also synonyms for: ricocheted
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How to use ricochet in a sentence

Ezra Klein also makes a compelling case that such ricochet legislating would be tamped down by voters holding both sides accountable for what they pass — or repeal.
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Luck starts many, many years before scoring a goal that ricochet’s off a defender’s foot.
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As they talked, standing beside the river, Ren watched the flat stones he threw ricochet on the water.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
The general ricochet of the whole over pits and prominences had the gravest pitch of the chime.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
But he glanced along the port side, like a toboggan down-hill, and he seemed to ricochet over the water.
TALES OF FISHESZANE GREY
His pistol barked once, sending a singing ricochet along the hall.
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Nothing could ruffle Tacony, or produce one false step: he flew round the course, every stride like the ricochet of a 32lb.
LANDS OF THE SLAVE AND THE FREEHENRY A. MURRAY
The missile was deformed by ricochet before striking the bone.
GUNSHOT ROENTGENOGRAMSCLYDE S. FORD
The nose of the bullet is slightly deformed by ricochet at long range.
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They ricochet off the ground for a good distance after the first graze.
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WORDS RELATED TO RICOCHET

  • backlash
  • boomerang
  • bounce back
  • disappoint
  • fail
  • flop
  • miscarry
  • rebound
  • recoil
  • ricochet
  • spring back
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