Examples of pistol in a Sentence
a real pistol, she dances rings around the other performers
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The police arrested Mr. Cramsey, 52, and two others on the New Jersey side of the Holland Tunnel on June 21, 2016, after finding five pistols, an AR-15 assault rifle, a 12-gauge shotgun and a small amount of marijuana in Mr. Cramsey’s black Dodge.
Mebbe Rep. Buddy and Rep. Blake can get together with their knots and dueling pistols and play the Russian Roulette version of rock, paper, scissors...
For nearly two hundred years, rifles and pistols have essentially used the same technology: a bullet and gunpowder pushed into a brass shell casing.
ON JULY 5th, independence day, a pro-government mob armed with sticks, metal poles and pistols charged into Venezuela’s golden-domed national assembly building and beat up parliamentarians.
A third charge of possession with the intent to distribute heroin stems from Pearson being found in possession of heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine and the H & K .40-caliber pistol, as well as other drug paraphernalia, following a traffic stop.
Edwards remains jailed in lieu of $1 million bail on charges of murder, carrying a pistol without a permit and tampering with physical evidence.
During the robbery, Asby is accused of tying up one of the victims, pointing a gun at them and pistol-whipping them, according to an arrest citation.
The store manager pulled out a pistol and the suspect backed up and shot the manager in the arm before fleeing, said Dolton Police Chief Robert Collins.
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Origin and Etymology of pistol
First Known Use: circa 1560See Words from the same year
Synonymsdynamo, fireball, live wire
Related Wordsbootstrapper, go-ahead, go-getter, highflier (or highflyer), hummer, hustler, powerhouse, rustler, self-starter; achiever, comer, dasher; doer, enterpriser
Near Antonymsdawdler, idler, loafer, lounger, trifler; clock-watcher, goldbrick, shirker, slacker; couch potato, deadbeat, do-nothing, drone, layabout, lazybones, slouch, slug, slugabed, sluggard; dallier, laggard, lingerer, loiterer, slowpoke, stick-in-the-mud
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