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cannonball

verb

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to proceed or move quickly
  • a dune buggy came recklessly cannonballing down the crowded beach

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cannonball

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of cannonball (Entry 2 of 2)

as in projectile, shot

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The first known use of cannonball was in 1606

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“Cannonball.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cannonball. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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