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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of cannonball.


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  • The boys were ready for Asher when he cannonballed into the water.

    One Season of Sunshine

  • She stepped gingerly to the edge of the hole, peered down, then cannonballed through.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • Then Jeremiah made a running leap and cannonballed in, and Conrad followed right behind him.

    The Summer I Turned Pretty

  • With a whoop he cannonballed into the water in front of the dock.

    Pendragon: Before the War: Book One of the Travelers

  • "It will be," says Dr. Heinrich Newmeister of New Belgium Technical Institute Observatory, "As if a GIANT SPACE HAMSTER had cannonballed into the world's largest swimming pool."


  • I cannonballed my club soda, choked a little, and slammed the glass down.

    Hacker - Death at the Member-Guest

  • The camera followed the boy, who cannonballed into the pool.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Jumped up in the air, brought her knees as close to her chest as possible (they only made it to thigh level) and cannonballed in.

    unclebob Diary Entry

  • They stripped down to their underwear and screamed like demons as they ran down the bank, jumped onto a fallen tree and cannonballed into the water.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • The lake was hold-your-breath still, but I swore I could still hear Dad's howl of delight as he cannonballed off the dock, his knees pressed tightly against his chest, his smile just south of sane, the upcoming splash a virtual tidal wave in the eyes of his only son.

    Tell No One


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