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See definition of shot at on Dictionary.com
  • as inlikelihood
  • as incontend

synonyms for shot at

  • possibility
  • probability
  • prospect
  • tendency
  • trend
  • direction
  • liability
  • likeliness
  • plausibility
  • presumption
  • reasonableness
  • toss-up
  • coin flip
  • even break
  • fair shake
  • fifty-fifty
  • fighting chance
  • good chance
  • long shot
  • outside chance
  • strong possibility
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antonyms for shot at

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  • unlikelihood
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How to use shot at in a sentence

There was no fighting; a rifle shot now and then from the crests where we saw our fellows clearly.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
A was an Archer, who shot at a frog; B was a Butcher, and had a great dog.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Dockier, a prominent leader of the Levelers, in the times of the English commonwealth, was shot by order of the government.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
There was not a moment to lose, for one well-directed shot might exterminate half of us.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Then, having shot nothing that day, he turned towards the Pole with a feeling of disappointment.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
No one was hurt, although the shot was evidently intended for my party.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
If we had shot 'em without discrimination, the cowards would have got bold, seein' that they weren't safer in rear than in front.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The sepoys refused to obey, and the sowars, drawing their pistols, shot dead or severely wounded six British officers.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
One Turkish Company, about a hundred strong, was making an ugly push within rifle shot of our ship.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOT AT

  • coin flip
  • direction
  • even break
  • fair shake
  • fifty-fifty
  • fighting chance
  • good chance
  • liability
  • likeliness
  • long shot
  • outside chance
  • plausibility
  • possibility
  • presumption
  • probability
  • prospect
  • reasonableness
  • shot at
  • strong possibility
  • tendency
  • toss-up
  • trend
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