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shoot

shoot

 
 
pronunciation:
shut
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part of speech: verb
inflections: shoots, shooting, shot
definition 1: to hit with a bullet or other thing that flies from a weapon.
The hunter shot a deer.
definition 2: to fire a weapon.
He shot his gun at the target.
similar words:
discharge, fire
derivation: shooter (n.)
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