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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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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ricochet, carom(verb)

    a glancing rebound

    Synonyms:
    carom, cannon

  2. bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet(verb)

    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 say ricochet in sign language?

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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.


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