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Synonyms for shooting
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Princeton's WordNet

  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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How to use shooting in a sentence?

  1. Vera Dmitrienko:

    The soldiers heard [the teenager firing the gun] but since they were so drunk they didn't know where it was from, so they just started shooting everywhere they could see, [The Russian soldiers] looted all the stores, of course they got a lot of alcohol ... and got drunk and started shooting.

  2. Heather Mercer:

    The situation is extreme, very dangerous, yesterday, they were throwing tear gas, shooting bullets and hitting people back with wooden batons.

  3. Rahm Emanuel:

    The shooting of Laquan McDonald requires more than just words, it requires that we act; that we take more concrete steps to prevent such abuses in the future, secure the safety and the rights of all Chicagoans, and build stronger bonds of trust between our police and the communities they're sworn to serve.

  4. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    When you are focused on something as big as helping the country respond to the worst mass shooting in our nation’s history, when you are focused on something as big as safeguarding the country and combating violent extremism, it’s important not to get distracted by things that are so small.

  5. Kathy Hochul:

    We can not be satisfied by New York's already tough gun laws, shooting after shooting makes it clear that they must be even stronger to keep New Yorkers safe. This comprehensive package will close loopholes, give law enforcement the tools they need to prevent easy access to guns, and stop the sale of dangerous weapons to 18-year-olds.


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