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shoot one's wad

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  • as inassert
  • as inculminate

synonyms for shoot one's wad

  • affirm
  • allege
  • argue
  • cite
  • claim
  • contend
  • defend
  • proclaim
  • profess
  • say
  • stress
  • uphold
  • advance
  • asseverate
  • attest
  • aver
  • avouch
  • avow
  • justify
  • predicate
  • press
  • pronounce
  • protest
  • state
  • swear
  • warrant
  • put forward
  • stand up for

antonyms for shoot one's wad

MOST RELEVANT
  • deny
  • disavow
  • disclaim
  • negate
  • question
  • refute
  • repudiate
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How to use shoot one's wad 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
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
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
He told the boys in the back seat to get their guns out, just in case they had to shoot it out.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
After having sufficiently examined everything in the huts, I went with some of the savages to shoot parrots and monkeys.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOOT ONE'S WAD

  • advancing
  • affirming
  • alleging
  • arguing
  • attesting
  • averring
  • avouching
  • avowing
  • butt in
  • citing
  • claiming
  • contending
  • defending
  • horning in
  • justifying
  • mouth off
  • popping off
  • predicating
  • pressing
  • proclaiming
  • professing
  • pronouncing
  • protesting
  • putting forward
  • saying
  • shooting off one's mouth
  • shooting one's wad
  • standing up for
  • stating
  • stressing
  • swearing
  • upholding
  • vindicating
  • warranting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.