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The Islamic State, or ISIS, claims it has shot down a Jordanian fighter jet and captured its pilot.

Terrorists against Cuba who had once shot down passenger jets later found safe haven in Miami.

Reuters, for instance, reported flatly: “Russian TV channel says photos show MH17 shot down by fighter jet.”

Last year, the company raised funding at a $2 billion valuation and shot down a $3 billion acquisition offer from Facebook.

On Dec. 27, Snapchat shot down the findings on their own blog.

Here the Dimbula shot down a hollow, lying almost on her side—righting at the bottom with a wrench and a spasm.

If we run on another half mile we shall be shot down where we stand without any means of defending ourselves.

Nevertheless, a batch of convicts occasionally breaks jail, and those who are not shot down escape.

Each trooper selected his victim and pursued him until he surrendered, or was shot down fighting.

Many of them were shot down upon the streets, or in the fields, in cold blood.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shot-down, such as: crestfallen, depressed, despondent, disheartened, glum, and blue.

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