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Ricochet   Listen
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Ricochet  v. t.  (past & past part. ricocheted or ricochetted; pres. part. ricocheting or ricochetting)  To operate upon by ricochet firing. See Ricochet, n. (R.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Ricochet" Quotes from Famous Books



... hurt me like yours does, I'd rub salve on it," and went out, slamming the door behind her. But a tear lay on the edge of her down-curved lashes, threatening to ricochet down her smoothly powdered cheek. She winked it in again. The station swarm was close to her, jostling, kicking her ankles ...
— Every Soul Hath Its Song • Fannie Hurst

... N. recoil; reaction, retroaction; revulsion; bounce, rebound, ricochet; repercussion, recalcitration^; kick, contrecoup [Fr.]; springing back &c v.; elasticity &c 325; reflection, reflexion [Brit.], reflex, reflux; reverberation &c (resonance) 408; rebuff, repulse; return. ducks and drakes; boomerang; spring, ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget



Words linked to "Ricochet" :   backlash, bound, skip, leap, bounce, recoil, jump, rebound, reverberate, bound off, take a hop, kick back, carom



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