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potshot

verb

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to criticize harshly and usually publicly
  • ended the show with an extended rant in which he potshot an array of personages on the right

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potshot

noun

Synonyms of potshot (Entry 2 of 2)

as in fusillade, salvo

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The first known use of potshot was in 1843

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“Potshot.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/potshot. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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