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  • as inguess
  • as intackle

synonyms for take a shot at

  • believe
  • calculate
  • divine
  • fathom
  • infer
  • predict
  • presume
  • pretend
  • solve
  • speculate
  • suggest
  • suppose
  • surmise
  • think
  • chance
  • conjecture
  • deduce
  • deem
  • estimate
  • fancy
  • guesstimate
  • hazard
  • hypothesize
  • judge
  • opine
  • penetrate
  • pick
  • postulate
  • predicate
  • reason
  • reckon
  • select
  • survey
  • suspect
  • theorize
  • venture
  • dare say
  • go out on a limb
  • happen upon
  • jump to a conclusion
  • lump it
  • size up
  • take a stab at
  • think likely
  • work out

antonyms for take a shot at

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  • abstain
  • disbelieve
  • ignore
  • misunderstand
  • neglect
  • question
  • wonder
  • prove
  • refuse
  • reject
  • measure
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How to use take a shot at in a sentence

I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
There was no fighting; a rifle shot now and then from the crests where we saw our fellows clearly.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Wycliffe translates the Vulgate: “And it as a modir onourid schal meete hym, and as a womman fro virgynyte schal take him.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
But it was necessary to take Silan, which the rebels hastened to strengthen, closely followed up by the Spaniards.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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
And this summer it seemed to her that she never would be able to take proper care of her nestful of children.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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