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    Definition
    (noun) a new branch Definition
    (noun) the act of shooting at targets
    Example Sentence
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer
    Definition
    (verb) hit with a missile from a weapon
    Synonyms : hit , pip
    Definition
    (verb) kill by firing a missile
    Synonyms : pip
    Definition
    (verb) fire a shot
    Synonyms : blast
    Example Sentence
    • the gunman blasted away
    Definition
    (verb) make a film or photograph of something
    Synonyms : film , take
    Example Sentence
    • take a scene
    • shoot a movie
    Definition
    (verb) send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly
    Example Sentence
    • shoot a glance
    Definition
    (verb) run or move very quickly or hastily
    Synonyms : dart , dash , flash , scoot , scud
    Example Sentence
    • She dashed into the yard
    Definition
    (verb) move quickly and violently
    Synonyms : buck , charge , shoot down , tear
    Example Sentence
    • The car tore down the street
    • He came charging into my office
    Definition
    (verb) throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
    Example Sentence
    • shoot craps
    • shoot a golf ball
    Definition
    (verb) record on photographic film
    Synonyms : photograph , snap
    Example Sentence
    • I photographed the scene of the accident
    • She snapped a picture of the President
    Definition
    (verb) emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully
    Example Sentence
    • The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth
    Definition
    (verb) cause a sharp and sudden pain in
    Example Sentence
    • The pain shot up her leg
    Definition
    (verb) force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
    Synonyms : inject
    Example Sentence
    • inject hydrogen into the balloon
    Definition
    (verb) variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors
    Example Sentence
    • shoot cloth
    Definition
    (verb) throw dice, as in a crap game Definition
    (verb) spend frivolously and unwisely
    Example Sentence
    • Fritter away one's inheritance
    Definition
    (verb) score
    Example Sentence
    • shoot a basket
    • shoot a goal
    Definition
    (verb) utter fast and forcefully
    Example Sentence
    • She shot back an answer
    Definition
    (verb) measure the altitude of by using a sextant
    Example Sentence
    • shoot a star
    Definition
    (verb) produce buds, branches, or germinate
    Example Sentence
    • the potatoes sprouted
    Definition
    (verb) give an injection to
    Synonyms : inject
    Example Sentence
    • We injected the glucose into the patient's vein
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for shoot

"Bamboo shoots" is a well-known Chinese restuarant in Bangalore.

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SHOOT or BOLT is to move very quickly.

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