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synonyms for shootout

  • bout
  • challenge
  • engagement
  • fencing
  • joust
  • affair of honor
  • single combat
  • sword fight
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How to use shootout in a sentence

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.
‘LOSER POINTS’ COULD PRODUCE SOME UNLIKELY WINNERS IN 2021 NHL SEASONNEIL GREENBERGFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If the Bills were going to win, it was probably going to be in a shootout.
THE CHIEFS DEFENSE USED FOUR BIG SAFETIES TO GET TO THE SUPER BOWLJOSH HERMSMEYERJANUARY 28, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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.
FOUR BIG QUESTIONS FOR THE NFL’S CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMESJOHN CLAYTONJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Like many in the city, he has had his own experience of being close to a shootout.
THE APPS KEEPING RIO’S RESIDENTS SAFE FROM STRAY BULLETSNIALL FIRTHNOVEMBER 26, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
First it lost a shootout to Miami, then recovered to handle Florida State.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WINNERS AND LOSERS FOR WEEK 12: NORTHWESTERN ON TRACK FOR BIG TEN TITLE GAMEPATRICK STEVENSNOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He was taken to the local jail as news of the shootout spread.
A FORGOTTEN ELECTION DAY MASSACRE IN FLORIDA THAT STILL HAUNTS TODAYSEAN BRASWELLOCTOBER 23, 2020OZY
Heard tell of gunfighters knotchin' their irons for each man they take in a shootout.
RIDE PROUD, REBEL!ANDRE ALICE NORTON
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOOTOUT

  • action
  • affray
  • battle royal
  • brush
  • brush-off
  • conflict
  • contest
  • encounter
  • engagement
  • fight
  • flap
  • fray
  • jackpot
  • mix up
  • run-in
  • service
  • shootout
  • skirmish
  • struggle
  • war
  • warfare
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.