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synonyms for shots

  • artillery
  • barrage
  • blast
  • bombardment
  • burst
  • detonation
  • firing
  • shooting
  • thunder
  • volley
  • crackle
  • discharge
  • enfilade
  • salvo
  • cannonading
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How to use shots in a sentence

The vessel escaped miraculously, with sails torn by shots from three Dutch vessels, which they took for one of their own.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Going back we had some long range shots with the 15-inch guns at batteries in rear of Achi Baba.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The well-aimed shots of the Americans were beginning to tell forcibly against the Spaniards.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
He had two shots last year, in Spring and Autumn, but both times was many millions out in his calculations.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
A little later on in the day a d——d submarine appeared and had some shots at our transports and store ships.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Without waiting to learn the result of his shots, Harry rushed for his horse and rode away.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
A few more shots put an end to its existence, and we then pulled up under the bough on which it was hanging.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
When it first received gunfire from a Federal ship, the shots surprisingly glanced off its sides.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The answer to this was a couple of pistol-shots fired at the spot where he supposed I was standing.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Soon the hindmost of the guerrillas and the foremost of the Federals began to exchange shots.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOTS

  • artillery
  • barrage
  • blast
  • bombardment
  • burst
  • cannonading
  • crackle
  • detonation
  • discharge
  • enfilade
  • firing
  • salvo
  • shooting
  • shots
  • thunder
  • volley
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.