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Synonyms of shoot-down

Noun


1. shoot-down, murder, slaying, execution

usage: murder by shooting someone down in cold blood

Verb


1. tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck, rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it

usage: move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"

2. down, shoot down, land

usage: shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"

3. kill, shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out, veto, blackball, negative

usage: thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"

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