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shooting star

noun as in meteor


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The shooting stars in a meteor shower will appear across the sky.

Two of the mirrored orbs spun wildly together like a dancing couple throwing shooting stars into the darkened room.

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With clear skies, you should be able catch a few of the shower’s brightest shooting stars.

A shooting star flickered above me and vanished in an instant.

Because you shoot like a bomb or a shooting star, but then it falls down.

We next proceed to the phenomenon generally called Falling or Shooting Star.

A shooting star falling near a house, foretells an early death in that dwelling.

The third brother was Tecumseh, "the wild-cat that leaps upon its prey," or "the shooting star," as the name has been translated.

It is this misleading appearance that probably is responsible for the name shooting star.

The shooting-star, a near relative of the cyclamen, is as thick upon the earth as stars up in the sky.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shooting star, such as: bolide, comet, falling star, fireball, meteorite, and meteoroid.

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