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English noun: ricochet

1. ricochet (event) a glancing rebound


Synonymscarom


Broader (hypernym)backlash, rebound, recoil, repercussion


English verb: ricochet

1. ricochet (motion) spring back; spring away from an impact


SamplesThe rubber ball bounced.
These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide.


Synonymsbounce, bound, rebound, recoil, resile, reverberate, spring, take a hop


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)bound, jump, leap, spring


Narrower (hyponym)bound off, carom, kick, kick back, recoil, skip









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