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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 turkeys only during the legally specified open season.
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4 to proceed or move quickly
  • Some show-off shot past all the other skiers on the slope.
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beat it, get a move on, make tracks, shake a leg, step on it

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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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speak one's mind

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8 to cause to go or be taken from one place to another
  • Tom shot a congratulatory e-mail to his friend as soon as he heard the good news.
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