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noun as in duel

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The Pittsburgh Penguins, Boston Bruins and Buffalo Sabres each have at least half of their standings points as a result of overtime games or shoot outs and the Bruins lead the league with 10 points from overtime wins and shootouts.

If the Bills were going to win, it was probably going to be in a shootout.

Chad Henne did a great job of replacing Mahomes in Sunday’s 22-17 win over the Cleveland Browns, but it’s a lot to ask any backup quarterback to win a shootout against Allen and the Bills.

Like many in the city, he has had his own experience of being close to a shootout.

First it lost a shootout to Miami, then recovered to handle Florida State.

Even though my character got killed in that first episode it was a pretty shootout scene.

Morales made his way to Mexico, where an effort to capture him led to a shootout, which ended with a local cop being killed.

His game lasts until his final ship has either collided with an asteroid or lost a shootout with an enemy saucer.

“So maybe I get trapped here or something and have to have a John Wayne shootout,” McMullen told CNN.

Downtown L.A. was basically just Skid Row back then, and we closed it down to shoot that shootout sequence.

Heard tell of gunfighters knotchin' their irons for each man they take in a shootout.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shootout, such as: bout, challenge, engagement, fencing, joust, and affair of honor.

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