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synonyms for sharpshooter

  • marksman
  • sniper
  • rifleman
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How to use sharpshooter in a sentence

The governor’s executive style, however, wouldn’t look so bad if the newspapers would buy the line that “sharpshooters” saved lives instead of ending them, or that inmates were slitting throats with abandon.
JOURNALISTS BUNGLED COVERAGE OF THE ATTICA UPRISING. 50 YEARS LATER, THE CONSEQUENCES REMAIN.ERIK WEMPLESEPTEMBER 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some basketball lifers can easily grasp the system’s value for a young player or a shooter with distinct problems in their shot, but they may struggle to see how it could help elite sharpshooters.
HOW SHOT-TRACKING IS CHANGING THE WAY BASKETBALL PLAYERS FIX THEIR GAMEBEN DOWSETTAUGUST 16, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Former Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce had Bogdanović primarily coming off the bench early in the season, and the sharpshooter just looked lost.
BOGDAN BOGDANOVIĆ TURNED HIS SEASON AROUND. CAN HE HELP THE HAWKS BEAT THE KNICKS?JARED DUBINMAY 26, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Insects called sharpshooters fling pee as they feed — at up to six times the acceleration an astronaut feels on takeoff.
SCIENTISTS SAY: ACCELERATIONBETHANY BROOKSHIREAPRIL 5, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
We were trying to locate a sharpshooter in our front, who had become very troublesome by the accuracy of his aim.
REMINISCENCES OF THE GUILFORD GRAYS, CO. B., 27TH N.C. REGIMENTJOHN A. SLOAN
The regular drove his team about fifteen miles a day on the average, while the sharpshooter could cover twenty miles and more.
THE OLD PIKETHOMAS B. SEARIGHT
It was fired by a sharpshooter on our own side, who had mistaken her for one of the advancing Rebels.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
Fools, if you would find the bullet of a sharpshooter in these woods, you must look in the object, and not around it!
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
I was some sharpshooter, gals, he added proudly, patting the stock of the heavy gun.
RUTH FIELDING IN THE RED CROSSALICE B. EMERSON
B, while reading a newspaper in rear of the trenches was killed by a Federal sharpshooter.
UNDER THE STARS AND BARSWALTER A. CLARK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHARPSHOOTER

  • analyzer
  • annotator
  • arbiter
  • authority
  • caricaturist
  • cartoonist
  • commentator
  • connoisseur
  • diagnostic
  • evaluator
  • expert
  • expositor
  • judge
  • pundit
  • reviewer
  • sharpshooter
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