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ricochets

verb
present tense third-person singular of ricochet

Synonyms of ricochets

to strike and fly off at an angle
  • the ball ricocheted off the fielder's glove and went over the fence for a home run

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“Ricochets.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ricochets. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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