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  • n. Alternative spelling of shootout.


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  • Reverend Teaks would swear to be saying what God wanted, or may God strike him dead, and then a bolt of lightning would shoot out of the sky and take him out.

    What Would Emma Do?

  • "Yes-when someone points me at such folk, and threatens to shoot out my seeds," the rye full replied.

    Roc and a Hard Place

  • Then Jake saw the protoplaser’s force-beam shoot out to a length of at least ten centimeters.


  • The swaying fronds of aspiring palms, adorned in due season with masses of straw-coloured inflorescence, to be succeeded by loose bunches of red, bead-like berries, shoot out from the pall of leafage.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • Theoretically, a chomp on the neck could finish it quickly, but all dragons were well armored there; and, of course, it was almost impossible to get in a neck-chomp when the enemy's head was ready to shoot out a barrier of fire or steam.

    Dragon on a Pedestal

  • The world stopped for a moment, just long enough for me to feel drops of ice water shoot out of all my pores as if they were spring-loaded.

    Dexter in the dark

  • They cannot shoot out tendrils into bar - ren world-soil and suck up thence strengthening nu - triment.

    "Smoke, Flame and Ashes"

  • We arranged that they would fire blanks at me first, then I would fire one blank at them, then I would shoot out the van’s rear window, and then I would fire another blank, and finally I would fire my last three blanks in a spaced group.


  • If I pedal hard enough, I have convinced myself, sparks will shoot out of the pipe at the back just behind my seat where the chrome plastic cap has fallen off and left an exhaust-pipe kind of hole.



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