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synonyms for shot the dark

  • acceptance
  • belief
  • expectation
  • guess
  • hunch
  • hypothesis
  • inference
  • premise
  • presumption
  • supposition
  • suspicion
  • theory
  • conjecture
  • fancy
  • posit
  • postulate
  • postulation
  • presupposition
  • shot
  • stab
  • supposal
  • surmise
  • theorization
  • accepting
  • assuming
  • shot in the dark
  • sneaking suspicion

antonyms for shot the dark

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  • disbelief
  • fact
  • knowledge
  • measurement
  • proof
  • reality
  • truth
  • doubt
  • genuineness
  • naturalness
  • realness
  • unexpected
        • fact
        • proof
        • reality
        • truth
        • measurement
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        How to use shot the dark in a sentence

        Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
        THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
        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
        Ripperda's eye fell upon the mantle,—it was discoloured a dark red in many places, he nodded his head, and the man withdrew.
        THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
        He glanced aside, and saw an exceedingly pretty, dark face, which looked vaguely familiar.
        ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
        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
        Down in his galleries and chambers where it was dark as a pocket Grandfather Mole enjoyed himself thoroughly.
        THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
        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
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