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shoot

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1 a branch of a main stem especially of a plant
  • collected the most tender shoots for the vegetable dish he was making
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2 a sharp unpleasant sensation usually felt in some specific part of the body
  • there'd be a shoot of pain from that molar whenever I bit down
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1 to cause (a projectile) to be driven forward with force
  • BB guns shoot small round metal pellets
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2 to cause a weapon to release a missile with great force
  • soldiers train extensively to learn to shoot accurately and quickly
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3 to strike with a missile from a gun
  • hunters can shoot deer only during the legally specified open season
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5 to take a photograph of
  • shooting the lakeside scene while the light lasted
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6 to throw or give off
  • suddenly the old, broken-down toaster began shooting out sparks
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7 to voice one's opinions freely with force
  • you've been wanting to say something since this meeting started, so shoot
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8 to mark with small spots especially unevenly
  • hazel eyes that were brown shot with green
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9 to cause to go or be taken from one place to another
  • shot a congratulatory e-mail to his friend as soon as he heard the good news
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