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synonyms for shoot at

  • argue
  • confront
  • cope
  • dispute
  • go after
  • grapple
  • meet
  • oppose
  • push for
  • resist
  • vie
  • battle
  • clash
  • contest
  • controvert
  • emulate
  • encounter
  • face
  • jostle
  • litigate
  • oppugn
  • push
  • rival
  • skirmish
  • stand
  • strive
  • struggle
  • tug
  • withstand
  • give all one's got
  • give one's all
  • go for
  • go for broke
  • go for it
  • go for jugular
  • have at
  • jockey for position
  • knock oneself out
  • lock horns
  • make play for
  • mix it up with
  • scramble for
  • shoot for
  • tangle with
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antonyms for shoot at

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  • agree
  • comply
  • go along
  • hide
  • make peace
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • yield
  • abandon
  • cede
  • desert
  • give in
  • give up
  • leave
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How to use shoot at in a sentence

I was right, so it seems, about getting ashore before the enemy could see to shoot out to sea.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
That was a considerable sensible commandment of yourn, always to shoot the foremost of the Mexicans when they attacked.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
"But I don't see what you can shoot with it," said Davy, feeling that he was somehow getting the worst of the argument.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Thereafter he ran away from school twice, having been seized with a romantic and irresistible desire to see and shoot a lion!
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The sentinels seemed much alarmed, and drew up their carbines as if to shoot.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Then a squad of sepoys were told to “shoot all the women and children in the Bibigarh through the windows of the house.”
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The Marchioness observed a brilliant flush shoot over the face of her auditor, as he bowed his head to her last words.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
An' I'm here t' declare that it's plumb foolish t' mix things with that layout till we can see t' shoot tolerable straight.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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