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Synonyms for shooting
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  1. shooting, shotnoun

    the act of firing a projectile

    "his shooting was slow but accurate"

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, shooter, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, snapshot, shaft, shot, jibe

  2. shootingnoun

    killing someone by gunfire

    "when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies"

    Synonyms:
    shot

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  1. shootingadjective

    Synonyms:
    darting, piercing

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  1. George Brainard:

    (Silk lighting) just sort of softened the harsh sunlight, and that way I could get really pretty light all day so I wasn't just restricted to shooting in the early morning and late-afternoon hours, i could shoot any time. It just makes a really pretty soft light on the people.

  2. Ahmad Al-Mahmoud:

    He had a big gun... He came and started shooting everyone in the mosque, everywhere.

  3. Ihor Diekov:

    The Russians promised to provide a (humanitarian) corridor, which they did not comply with. They were shooting civilians, that’s absolutely true. I witnessed it. People were scared.

  4. Elizabeth Clay:

    There's slashings. There's shootings, my last email to the mayor's office was that, amongst other things, we just had a massacre in Texas, an unstable man who was ignored, but it's not like people didn't know he was unstable. We have a park of mentally unstable people currently slashing and shooting each other. What would make us think this wouldn't turn into something much more tragic ?

  5. Robert Field:

    They are in legal nomads land, this [ announcement ] does not make shooting up legal. What it is, is a decision about what to prosecute, and the city is deciding it will not use its police to prosecute the people who shoot up in the safe injection site.


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