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Shot (root: shoot)

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Adjective

CIDE DICTIONARY

Shotimp. & p. p. 
     imp. & p. p. of Shoot.  [1913 Webster]
Shota. 
     Woven in such a way as to produce an effect of variegation, of changeable tints, or of being figured; as, shot silks. See Shoot, v. t., 8.  [1913 Webster]
Shotn. [AS. scot, sceot, fr. sceótan to shoot; akin to D. sschot, Icel. skot. Scot a share, Shoot, v. t., and cf. Shot a shooting.].
     A share or proportion; a reckoning; a scot.  [1913 Webster]
    "Here no shots are where all shares be."  [1913 Webster]
    "A man is never . . . welcome to a place till some certain shot be paid and the hostess say “Welcome.”"  [1913 Webster]
Shotn. [OE. shot, schot, AS. gesceot a missile; akin to D. schot a shot, shoot, G. schuss, geschoss a missile, Icel. skot a throwing, a javelin, and E. shoot, v.t. Shoot, and cf. Shot a share.].
  •  The act of shooting; discharge of a firearm or other weapon which throws a missile.  [1913 Webster]
    "He caused twenty shot of his greatest cannon to be made at the king's army."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A missile weapon, particularly a ball or bullet; specifically, whatever is discharged as a projectile from firearms or cannon by the force of an explosive.  [1913 Webster]
    " Shot used in war is of various kinds, classified according to the material of which it is composed, into lead, wrought-iron, and cast-iron; according to form, into spherical and oblong; according to structure and modes of operation, into solid, hollow, and case. See Bar shot, Chain shot, etc., under Bar, Chain, etc."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Small globular masses of lead, of various sizes, -- used chiefly as the projectiles in shotguns for killing game; as, bird shot; buckshot.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The flight of a missile, or the distance which it is, or can be, thrown; as, the vessel was distant more than a cannon shot.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A marksman; one who practices shooting; as, an exellent shot.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A cast of a net.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  A spherical weight, to be put, or thrown, in competition for distance.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  A stroke, throw, or other action to propel a ball or other game piece in certain games, as in billiards, hockey, basketball, curling, etc.; also, a move, as in chess.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  A guess; conjecture; also, an attempt.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Shot belt, a belt having a pouch or compartment for carrying shot. -- Shot cartridge, a cartridge containing powder and small shot, forming a charge for a shotgun. -- Shot garland (Naut.), a wooden frame to contain shot, secured to the coamings and ledges round the hatchways of a ship. -- Shot gauge, an instrument for measuring the diameter of round shot. Totten. -- shot hole, a hole made by a shot or bullet discharged. -- Shot locker (Naut.), a strongly framed compartment in the hold of a vessel, for containing shot. -- Shot of a cable (Naut.), the splicing of two or more cables together, or the whole length of the cables thus united. -- Shot prop (Naut.), a wooden prop covered with tarred hemp, to stop a hole made by the shot of an enemy in a ship's side. -- Shot tower, a lofty tower for making shot, by dropping from its summit melted lead in slender streams. The lead forms spherical drops which cool in the descent, and are received in water or other liquid. -- Shot window, a window projecting from the wall. Ritson, quoted by Halliwell, explains it as a window that opens and shuts; and Wodrow describes it as a window of shutters made of timber and a few inches of glass above them.
Shotv. t. 
     To load with shot, as a gun.  Totten.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Shot, n.
1 the act or an instance of firing a gun, cannon, etc. (several shots were heard).
2 an attempt to hit by shooting or throwing etc. (took a shot at him).
3 a a single non-explosive missile for a cannon, gun, etc. b (pl. same or shots) a small lead pellet used in quantity in a single charge or cartridge in a shotgun. c (as pl.) these collectively.
4 a a photograph. b a film sequence photographed continuously by one camera.
5 a a stroke or a kick in a ball game. b colloq. an attempt to guess or do something (let him have a shot at it).
6 colloq. a person having a specified skill with a gun etc. (is not a good shot).
7 a heavy ball thrown by a shot-putter.
8 the launch of a space rocket (a moonshot).
9 the range, reach, or distance to or at which a thing will carry or act (out of earshot).
10 a remark aimed at a person.
11 colloq. a a drink of esp. spirits. b an injection of a drug, vaccine, etc. (has had his shots).

Idiom
like a shot colloq. without hesitation; willingly. make a bad shot guess wrong. not a shot in one's (or the) locker
1 no money left.
2 not a chance left. shot-blasting the cleaning of metal etc. by the impact of a stream of shot. shot-firer a person who fires a blasting-charge in a mine etc.
shot in the arm colloq.
1 stimulus or encouragement.
2 an alcoholic drink. shot in the dark a mere guess. shot-put an athletic contest in which a shot is thrown a great distance. shot-putter an athlete who puts the shot. shot-tower hist. a tower in which shot was made from molten lead poured through sieves at the top and falling into water at the bottom.
Derivative
shotproof adj.
Shot, past and past part. of SHOOT.
--adj.
1 (of coloured material) woven so as to show different colours at different angles.
2 colloq. a exhausted; finished. b drunk.
3 (of a board-edge) accurately planed.

Idiom
be (or get) shot of sl. be (or get) rid of. shot through permeated or suffused.
Shot, n. colloq. a reckoning, a bill, esp. at an inn etc. (paid his shot).

Etymology
ME, = SHOT(1): cf. OE sceotan shoot, pay, contribute, and SCOT

THESAURUS

Shot

Nimrod, SOL, Telephoto, Wirephoto, admission, admission fee, aerial photograph, all bets off, all off, all over, all up, altitude peak, anchorage, ante, antelope, antitoxin, approach, archer, arrow, artilleryman, assay, at an end, at once, attempt, automatic control, bag, ball, balled up, bang, bar shot, bark, bet, bicolor, bicolored, bid, bird shot, black-and-white photograph, blast, blast-off, blind guess, blue darter, blue streak, bold conjecture, bollixed up, book, boom shot, boost, booster, booster dose, booster shot, boozy, bowman, bowshot, break, brokerage, buckshot, buggered, buggered up, bullet, burn, burnout, burst, by no means, call the shots, canceled, candid photograph, canned, cannon, cannon shot, cannonball, cannoneer, carabineer, carfare, case shot, cast, ceiling, cellarage, chance, charge, charges, cheesecake, chronophotograph, chunk, close-up, color photograph, color print, colorful, colory, complete, concluded, conjecture, cooked, courser, cover charge, crack, crack shot, crap, craps, crazy, crossbar shot, crushed, daedal, dart, dashed, dead, dead shot, deadeye, decided, deck, defunct, deleted, demand, demoralized, descent, detonation, deuce shot, diapositive, dichromatic, discharge, disguised, divers-colored, dockage, done, done for, done with, dose, draft, dram, drench, drink, drop, dropping, drug packet, drunk, duck shot, dues, dumdum bullet, eagle, effort, ejection, electricity, encouragement, end of burning, endeavor, ended, entrance fee, essay, exaction, exactment, expanding bullet, experiment, explosion, express train, expunged, extinct, fare, fee, finger, fini, finished, fix, flash, flight, fling, follow-focus shot, fouled up, full shot, fulmination, fusillade, gambit, gargle, gazelle, go, good shot, grape, grapeshot, greased lightning, greyhound, group shot, guess, gummed up, gun, gunfire, gunman, gunner, gunshot, guzzle, handbook, hare, harlequin, hashed up, hastily, hazard, heliochrome, heliograph, hire, hit, hunch, hunter, hurriedly, hypodermic, hypodermic injection, ignition, immediately, impact, incentive, inducement, inebriated, injection, inoculation, instantaneously, instantly, jet injection, jet plane, jigger, jolt, kaleidoscopic, kaput, kinescope, langrel shot, launch, libation, license fee, lick, lift-off, light, lightning, like a flash, like a shot, like greased lightning, long shot, look-in, loused up, mainlining, manstopping bullet, many-colored, marksman, markswoman, matte shot, medium shot, medley, mercury, messed up, missile, montage, motion picture, motivation, motley, move, mucked up, muddled, mug, mug shot, multicolor, multicolored, multicolorous, musketeer, narcotic injection, narcotic shot, natural, neurasthenic, never, nick, nip, no way, occasion, offer, on no account, opening, opportunity, over, overdose, pan shot, panoramic shot, parlay, parti-color, parti-colored, peg, pellet, perfected, perhaps, photo, photobiography, photochronograph, photograph, photomap, photomicrograph, photomontage, photomural, picture, pilotage, pinup, pixilated, plastered, play, polychromatic, polychrome, polychromic, pop, popping, portage, portion, portrait, potation, potion, potshot, prismal, process shot, projectile, prostrate, prostrated, provocation, pull, queered, quickly, quicksilver, rap shot, rapidly, reduced to jelly, retake, rifle ball, rifleman, rocket, rocket launching, roll, rough guess, round, round of drinks, round shot, rule the roost, salvage, salvo, scared rabbit, scot, scot and lot, screwed up, set at rest, settled, shaken, sharpshooter, shell, shoot, shooter, shooting, shooting up, shot through, shot to pieces, show, shrapnel, sip, skin-popping, slap, slide, slug, snafued, snap, snapshot, snarled up, snifter, sniper, snort, spectral, speculation, speedily, split shot, spot, spray, squeak, stab, stagger, stake, step, still, still photograph, stimulus, stoneshot, storage, streak, streak of lightning, stricken, striped snake, stroke, strong bid, suck, sunk, sup, surmise, swallow, swiftly, swig, swill, take, targetshooter, tattoo, telephotograph, tentative, terminated, thought, through, through with, throw, thunder and lightning, thunderbolt, time, toll, torrent, tot, towage, toxophilite, trajectory, transparency, trapshooter, travel shot, trial, trial and error, trichromatic, trichromic, tricolor, tricolored, trucking shot, try, two-tone, under no circumstances, undertaking, undone, unglued, unmanned, unnerved, unstrung, unverified supposition, upset, vaccination, vaccine, varicolored, variegated, velocity peak, versicolor, versicolored, volley, wager, washed up, wet, whack, wharfage, whirl, wild guess, wind, wiped out, wound up, zapped, zoom shot

ROGET THESAURUS

Shot

Remedy

N remedy, help, cure, redress, medicine, medicament, diagnosis, medical examination, medical treatment, surgery, preventive medicine, clinical thermometer, stethoscope, X-ray machine, anthelmintic, antidote, antifebrile, antipoison, counterpoison, antitoxin, antispasmodic, bracer, faith cure, placebo, helminthagogue, lithagogue, pick-meup, stimulant, tonic, vermifuge, prophylactic, corrective, restorative, sedative, palliative, febrifuge, alterant, alterative, specific, antiseptic, emetic, analgesic, pain-killer, antitussive, antiinflammatory, antibiotic, antiviral, antifungal, carminative, Nepenthe, Mithridate, cure, treatment, regimen, radical cure, perfect cure, certain cure, sovereign remedy, examination, diagnosis, diagnostics, analysis, urinalysis, biopsy, radiology, medicine, physic, Galenicals, simples, drug, pharmaceutical, prescription, potion, draught, dose, pill, bolus, injection, infusion, drip, suppository, electuary, linctus, lincture, medicament, pharmacon, nostrum, receipt, recipe, prescription, catholicon, panacea, elixir, elixir vitae, philosopher's stone, balm, balsam, cordial, theriac, ptisan, agueweed, arnica, benzoin, bitartrate of potash, boneset, calomel, catnip, cinchona, cream of tartar, Epsom salts, feverroot, feverwort, friar's balsam, Indian sage, ipecac, ipecacuanha, jonquil, mercurous chloride, Peruvian bark, quinine, quinquina, sassafras, yarrow, salve, ointment, cerate, oil, lenitive, lotion, cosmetic, plaster, epithem, embrocation, liniment, cataplasm, sinapism, arquebusade, traumatic, vulnerary, pepastic, poultice, collyrium, depilatory, emplastrum, eyewater, vesicant, vesicatory, compress, pledget, bandage, treatment, medical treatment, regimen, dietary, dietetics, vis medicatrix, vis medicatrix naturae, medecine expectante, bloodletting, bleeding, venesection, phlebotomy, cupping, sanguisae, leeches, operation, surgical operation, transfusion, infusion, intravenous infusion, catheter, feeding tube, prevention, preventative medicine, immunization, inoculation, vaccination, vaccine, shot, booster, gamma globulin, pharmacy, pharmacology, pharmaceutics, pharmacopoeia, formulary, acology, Materia Medica, therapeutics, posology, homeopathy, allopathy, heteropathy, osteopathy, hydropathy, cold water cure, dietetics, surgery, chirurgery, chirurgy, healing art, leechcraft, orthopedics, orthopedy, orthopraxy, pediatrics, dentistry, midwifery, obstetrics, gynecology, tocology, sarcology, hospital, infirmary, pesthouse, lazarhouse, lazaretto, lock hospital, maison de sante, ambulance, dispensary, dispensatory, drug store, pharmacy, apothecary, druggist, chemist, Hotel des Invalides, sanatorium, spa, pump room, well, hospice, Red Cross, doctor, physician, surgeon, medical practitioner, general practitioner, specialist, medical attendant, apothecary, druggist, leech, osteopath, osteopathist, optometrist, ophthalmologist, internist, oncologist, gastroenterologist, epidemiologist, public health specialist, dermatologist, podiatrist, witch doctor, shaman, faith healer, quack, exorcist, Aesculapius, Hippocrates, Galen, accoucheur, accoucheuse, midwife, oculist, aurist, operator, nurse, registered nurse, practical nurse, monthly nurse, sister, nurse's aide, candystriper, dresser, bonesetter, pharmaceutist, pharmacist, druggist, chemist, pharmacopolist, remedial, restorative, corrective, palliative, healing, sanatory, sanative, prophylactic, preventative, immunizing, salutiferous, medical, medicinal, therapeutic, chirurgical, epulotic, paregoric, tonic, corroborant, analeptic, balsamic, anodyne, hypnotic, neurotic, narcotic, sedative, lenitive, demulcent, emollient, depuratory, detersive, detergent, abstersive, disinfectant, febrifugal, alterative, traumatic, vulnerary, allopathic, heteropathic, homeopathic, hydropathic, anthelmintic, antifebrile, antiluetic, aperient, chalybeate, deobstruent, depurative, laxative, roborant, dietetic, alimentary, nutritious, nutritive, peptic, alexipharmic, alexiteric, remediable, curable, aux grands maux les grands remedes, Dios que da la llaga da la medicina, para todo hay remedio sino para la muerte, temporis ars medicina fere est, the remedy is worse than the disease, throw physic to the dogs, I'll none of it.

Warfare

N warfare, fighting, hostilities, war, arms, the sword, Mars, Bellona, grim visaged war, horrida bella, bloodshed, appeal to arms, appeal to the sword, ordeal of battle, wager of battle, ultima ratio regum, arbitrament of the sword, battle array, campaign, crusade, expedition, operations, mobilization, state of siege, battlefield, theater of operations, warpath, art of war, tactics, strategy, castrametation, generalship, soldiership, logistics, military evolutions, ballistics, gunnery, chivalry, gunpowder, shot, battle, tug of war, service, campaigning, active service, tented field, kriegspiel, Kriegsspiel, fire cross, trumpet, clarion, bugle, pibroch, slogan, war-cry, war-whoop, battle cry, beat of drum, rappel, tom-tom, calumet of war, word of command, password, watchword, passage d-armes, war to the death, war to the knife, guerre a mort, guerre a outrance, open war, internecine war, civil war, contending, contentious, armed, armed to the teeth, armed cap-a-pie, sword in hand, in arms, under arms, up in arms, at war with, bristling with arms, in battle array, in open arms, in the field, embattled, battled, unpacific, unpeaceful, belligerent, combative, armigerous, bellicose, martial, warlike, military, militant, soldier-like, soldierly, chivalrous, strategical, internecine, flagrante bello, in the thick of the fray, in the cannon's mouth, at the sword's point, at the point of the bayonet, Int, vae victis!, to arms!, to your tents O Israel!, the battle rages, a la guerre comme a la guerre, bis peccare in bello non licet, jus gladii, my voice is still for war, 'tis well that war is so terrible, otherwise we might grow fond of it, my sentence is for open war, pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war, the cannons have their bowels full of wrath, the cannons aspit forth their iron indignation, the fire-eyed maid of smoky war, silent leges inter arma, si vis pacem para bellum.

Arms

N arm, arms, weapon, deadly weapon, armament, armaments, armature, panoply, stand of arms, armor, armory, apparatus belli, ammunition, powder, powder and shot, cartridge, ball cartridge, cartouche, fireball, villainous saltpeter, dumdum bullet, explosive, gunpowder, guncotton, mercury fulminate, picrates, pentaerythritol tetranitrate, PETN, high explosive, trinitrotoluene, TNT, dynamite, melinite, cordite, lyddite, plastic explosive, plastique, pyroxyline, sword, saber, broadsword, cutlass, falchion, scimitar, cimeter, brand, whinyard, bilbo, glaive, glave, rapier, skean, Toledo, Ferrara, tuck, claymore, adaga, baselard, Lochaber ax, skean dhu, creese, kris, dagger, dirk, banger, poniard, stiletto, stylet, dudgeon, bayonet, sword-bayonet, sword-stick, side arms, foil, blade, steel, ax, bill, pole-ax, battle-ax, gisarme, halberd, partisan, tomahawk, bowie knife, ataghan, attaghan, yataghan, yatacban, assagai, assegai, good sword, trusty sword, naked sword, cold steel, club, mace, truncheon, staff, bludgeon, cudgel, life preserver, shillelah, sprig, hand staff, quarter staff, bat, cane, stick, knuckle duster, billy, blackjack, sandbag, waddy, gun, piece, firearms, artillery, ordnance, siege train, battering train, park, battery, cannon, gun of position, heavy gun, field piece, mortar, howitzer, carronade, culverin, basilisk, falconet, jingal, swivel, pederero, bouche a feu, petard, torpedo, mitrailleur, mitrailleuse, infernal machine, smooth bore, rifled cannon, Armstrong gun, Lancaster gun, Paixhan gun, Whitworth gun, Parrott gun, Krupp gun, Gatling gun, Maxim gun, machine gun, pompom, ten pounder, small arms, musket, musketry, firelock, fowling piece, rifle, fusil, caliver, carbine, blunderbuss, musketoon, Brown Bess, matchlock, harquebuss, arquebus, haguebut, pistol, postolet, petronel, small bore, breach-loader, muzzle-loader, revolver, repeater, Minis rifle, Enfield rifle, Flobert rifle, Westley Richards rifle, Snider rifle, Martini-Henry rifle, Lee-Metford rifle, Lee-Enfield rifle, Mauser rifle, magazine rifle, needle gun, chassepot, wind gun, air gun, automatic gun, automatic pistol, escopet, escopette, gunflint, gun- lock, hackbut, shooter, shooting iron, six-shooter, shotgun, Uzzi, assault rifle, Kalashnikov, bow, crossbow, balister, catapult, sling, battering ram, gunnery, ballistics, missile, bolt, projectile, shot, ball, grape, grape shot, canister shot, bar shot, cannon shot, langrel shot, langrage shot, round shot, chain shot, balista, ballista, slung shot, trebucbet, trebucket, bullet, slug, stone, brickbat, grenade, shell, bomb, carcass, rocket, congreve, congreve rocket, shrapnel, mitraille, levin bolt, levin brand, thunderbolt, pike, lance, spear, spontoon, javelin, dart, jereed, jerid, arrow, reed, shaft, bolt, boomerang, harpoon, gaff, eelspear, oxgoad, weet-weet, wommerah, cattle prod, chemical mace, en flute, nervos belli pecuniam infinitam.

Price

N price, amount, cost, expense, prime cost, charge, figure, demand, damage, fare, hire, wages, value, dues, duty, toll, tax, impost, cess, sess, tallage, levy, abkari, capitation tax, poll tax, doomage, likin, gabel, gabelle, gavel, octroi, custom, excise, assessment, benevolence, tithe, tenths, exactment, ransom, salvage, tariff, brokerage, wharfage, freightage, bill, shot, priced, to the tune of, ad valorem, dutiable, mercenary, venal, no penny no paternoster, point d'argent point de Suisse, no longer pipe no longer dance, no song no supper, if you dance you have to pay the piper, you get what you pay for, there's no such thing as a free lunch, one may have it for, a bon marche.

Reward

N reward, recompense, remuneration, meed, guerdon, reguerdon, price, indemnity, indemnification, quittance, compensation, reparation, redress, satisfaction, reckoning, acknowledgment, requital, amends, sop, atonement, retribution, consideration, return, quid pro quo, salvage, perquisite, vail, douceur, bribe, hush money, smart money, blackmail, extortion, carcelage, solatium, allowance, salary, stipend, wages, compensation, pay, payment, emolument, tribute, batta, shot, scot, bonus, premium, tip, fee, honorarium, hire, dasturi, dustoori, mileage, crown, remunerative, remuneratory, munerary, compensatory, retributive, reparatory, rewarding, satisfactory, fideli certa merces, honor virtutis praemium, tibi seris tibi metis.

Velocity

VB move quickly, trip, fisk, speed, hie, hasten, post, spank, scuttle, scud, scuddle, scour, scour the plain, scamper, run like mad, beat it, fly, race, run a race, cut away, shot, tear, whisk, zoom, swoosh, sweep, skim, brush, cut along, bowl along, barrel along, barrel, scorch, burn up the track, rush, dash on, dash off, dash forward, bolt, trot, gallop, amble, troll, bound, flit, spring, dart, boom, march in quick time, march in double time, ride hard, get over the ground, hurry, accelerate, put on, quicken, quicken one's pace, mend one's pace, clap spurs to one's horse, make haste, make rapid strides, make forced marches, make the best of one's way, put one's best leg foremost, stir one's stumps, wing one's way, set off at a score, carry sail, crowd sail, go off like a shot, go like a shot, go ahead, gain ground, outstrip the wind, fly on the wings of the wind, keep up with, keep pace with, outstrip, outmarch.

Propulsion

N propulsion, projection, propelment, vis a tergo, force from behind, push, shove, ejaculate, ejection, throw, fling, toss, shot, discharge, shy, launch, release, projectiles, ballistics, archery, propeller, screw, twin screws, turbine, jet engine, missile, projectile, ball, discus, quoit, brickbat, shot, arrow, gun, ballista, countdown, windup, shooter, shot, archer, toxophilite, bowman, rifleman, marksman, good shot, crack shot, sharpshooter, propelled, propelling, propulsive, projectile, propulsion, projection, propelment, vis a tergo, force from behind, push, shove, ejaculate, ejection, throw, fling, toss, shot, discharge, shy, launch, release, projectiles, ballistics, archery, propeller, screw, twin screws, turbine, jet engine, missile, projectile, ball, discus, quoit, brickbat, shot, arrow, gun, ballista, countdown, windup, shooter, shot, archer, toxophilite, bowman, rifleman, marksman, good shot, crack shot, sharpshooter, propelled, propelling, propulsive, projectile, propulsion, projection, propelment, vis a tergo, force from behind, push, shove, ejaculate, ejection, throw, fling, toss, shot, discharge, shy, launch, release, projectiles, ballistics, archery, propeller, screw, twin screws, turbine, jet engine, missile, projectile, ball, discus, quoit, brickbat, shot, arrow, gun, ballista, countdown, windup, shooter, shot, archer, toxophilite, bowman, rifleman, marksman, good shot, crack shot, sharpshooter, propelled, propelling, propulsive, projectile.

Variegation

N variegation, colors, dichroism, trichroism, iridescence, play of colors, polychrome, maculation, spottiness, striae, spectrum, rainbow, iris, tulip, peacock, chameleon, butterfly, tortoise shell, mackerel, mackerel sky, zebra, leopard, cheetah, nacre, ocelot, ophite, mother-of-pearl, opal, marble, check, plaid, tartan, patchwork, marquetry-, parquetry, mosaic, tesserae, strigae, chessboard, checkers, chequers, harlequin, Joseph's coat, tricolor, variegated, many-colored, many-hued, divers-colored, party- colored, dichromatic, polychromatic, bicolor, tricolor, versicolor, of all the colors of the rainbow, of all manner of colors, kaleidoscopic, iridescent, opaline, opalescent, prismatic, nacreous, pearly, shot, gorge de pigeon, chatoyant, irisated, pavonine, pied, piebald, motley, mottled, marbled, pepper and salt, paned, dappled, clouded, cymophanous, mosaic, tesselated, plaid, tortoise shell, spotted, spotty, punctated, powdered, speckled, freckled, flea-bitten, studded, flecked, fleckered, striated, barred, veined, brinded, brindled, tabby, watered, grizzled, listed, embroidered, daedal, naevose, stipiform, strigose, striolate, (iii) PERCEPTIONS OF LIGHT.

Supposition

N supposition, assumption, assumed position, postulation, condition, presupposition, hypothesis, blue sky hypothesis, postulate, postulatum, theory, thesis, theorem, data, proposition, position, proposal, presumption, divination, conjecture, guess, guesswork, speculation, rough guess, shot, shot in the dark, conjecturality, surmise, suspicion, sneaking suspicion, estimate, approximation (nearness), inkling, suggestion, hint, intimation, notion, impression, bare supposition, vague supposition, loose supposition, loose suggestion, association of ideas, (analogy), metonym, metonymy, simile (metaphor), conceit, idea, thought, original idea, invention (imagination), supposing, given, mooted, postulatory, assumed, supposititious, suppositive, suppositious, gratuitous, speculative, conjectural, hypothetical, theoretical, academic, supposable, presumptive, putative, suppositional, suggestive, allusive, if, if so be, an, on the supposition, ex hypothesi, in the case, in the event of, quasi, as if, provided, perhaps, for aught one knows.


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