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1. shooting

noun. ['ˈʃuːtɪŋ'] the act of firing a projectile.

Synonyms

  • actuation
  • firing
  • gunshot
  • headshot
  • gunfire
  • discharge
  • shoot
  • shellfire
  • propulsion
  • countershot
  • potshot
  • shot
  • firing off

Antonyms

  • convict
  • invest
  • mobilize
  • hold

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Words that Rhyme with Shooting

  • supercomputing
  • telecommuting
  • disputing
  • computing
  • refuting
  • recruiting
  • commuting
  • uprooting
  • saluting
  • rerouting
  • polluting
  • diluting
  • muting
  • fruiting
  • bruting
  • suiting
  • routing
  • rooting
  • looting
  • booting

Example sentences of the word shooting


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Shooters should only utilize the trap stations or the skeet stations – never mix and match shooting games.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The beauty of this island is one reason many film producers have chosen Kauai as a shooting location.

Quotes containing the word shooting


1. Well, my life hasn't really changed... I've been homeschooled for a long time. So that helped a lot because of shooting and stuff. But, I have had friends who I've been friends with for years and years and they are my true friends, you know?
- Willow Shields

2. I heard what you said. I’m not the silly romantic you think. I don’t want the heavens or the shooting stars. I don’t want gemstones or gold. I have those things already. I want…a steady hand. A kind soul. I want to fall asleep, and wake, knowing my heart is safe. I want to love, and be loved.
- Shana Abe

3. It is impossible to preserve my friendship with people who are allegedly leaders when they are attacking their own people, shooting at them, using tanks and other forms of heavy weaponry.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

2. line-shooting

noun. an instance of boastful talk.

Synonyms

  • vaporing
  • gasconade
  • crow
  • bragging
  • brag
  • crowing
  • boast
  • boasting
  • jactitation

Antonyms

  • humble
  • inferior
  • lack

3. shooting

noun. ['ˈʃuːtɪŋ'] killing someone by gunfire.

Synonyms

  • homicide
  • drive-by killing
  • drive-by shooting

Antonyms

  • fill
  • charge
  • linger
  • undershoot
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