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Synonyms for ricochet
ˌrɪk əˈʃeɪ, ˈrɪk əˌʃeɪ; esp. Brit. ˈrɪk əˌʃɛt; -ˈʃeɪd, -ˌʃeɪd; -ˈʃeɪ ɪŋ, -ˌʃeɪ ɪŋ; -ˌʃɛ

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  1. ricochet, caromverb

    a glancing rebound

    Synonyms:
    carom, cannon

  2. bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochetverb

    spring back; spring away from an impact

    "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"

    Synonyms:
    spring, forswear, rally, throttle, echo, quail, restrict, funk, ring, abjure, trammel, retract, take form, backfire, flinch, form, wince, shrink, recoil, border, resound, cringe, rebound, reflect, backlash, confine, leap, restrain, squinch, reverberate, jump, take a hop, kick back, bounce, resile, bound, limit, kick, take shape, jounce, recant

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How to use ricochet in a sentence?

  1. Vali Nasr:

    The Taliban may be trying to slacken the resolve of the military by suggesting that there could be a tremendous human costs to the military offensive and create public pressure on the military to back off from this offensive, but it may actually ricochet on them.

  2. Vali Nasr:

    But it may actually ricochet on them.

  3. Most Democrats:

    It is a tool that protects the democracy of our nation, rather than allowing our country to ricochet wildly every two to four years back and forth between policies, the idea of the filibuster was created by those who came before to create comity and to encourage bipartisanship and work together.

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