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bullet
 n.  a projectile that is fired from a gun
 n.  (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity
Classic Sentence: (111 in 8 pages)
1  That which you see there, higher up in the door, near a nail, is the hole of a big iron bullet as large as an egg.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WHAT IS MET WITH ON THE WAY FROM NIVELLES
2  There is not one which has not had its bullet or its biscayan.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—HOUGOMONT
3  At Marengo, I received two sabre-blows on the back of my neck, a bullet in the right arm at Austerlitz, another in the left hip at Jena.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER III—JUST INDIGNATION OF A HAIR-DRESSER
4  Before the bayonet had touched Gavroche, the gun slipped from the soldier's grasp, a bullet had struck the municipal guardsman in the centre of the forehead, and he fell over on his back.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER III—GAVROCHE WOULD HAVE DONE BETTER TO ACCEPT ENJ...
5  A second bullet struck the other guard, who had assaulted Courfeyrac in the breast, and laid him low on the pavement.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER III—GAVROCHE WOULD HAVE DONE BETTER TO ACCEPT ENJ...
6  The bullet traversed my hand, but it came out through my back.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER VI—THE AGONY OF DEATH AFTER THE AGONY OF LIFE
7  Without saying a word, he took aim at the fireman, and, a second later, the helmet, smashed by a bullet, rattled noisily into the street.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—THE SHOT WHICH MISSES NOTHING AND KILLS NO ONE
8  At the moment when Gavroche was relieving a sergeant, who was lying near a stone door-post, of his cartridges, a bullet struck the body.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV—GAVROCHE OUTSIDE
9  A second bullet struck a spark from the pavement beside him.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV—GAVROCHE OUTSIDE
10  There a fourth bullet missed him, again.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV—GAVROCHE OUTSIDE
11  A fifth bullet only succeeded in drawing from him a third couplet.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV—GAVROCHE OUTSIDE
12  One bullet, however, better aimed or more treacherous than the rest, finally struck the will-o'-the-wisp of a child.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV—GAVROCHE OUTSIDE
13  A second bullet from the same marksman stopped him short.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV—GAVROCHE OUTSIDE
14  At the moment when he had stooped to lift Gavroche, a bullet had grazed his head; he had not noticed it.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVII—MORTUUS PATER FILIUM MORITURUM EXPECTAT
15  He seemed to be waiting there for a bullet which should spare him the trouble of waking.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIII—ORESTES FASTING AND PYLADES DRUNK
Example Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
16  No one believed that his life was saved because his cigarette case could deflect the bullet.
17  Poor old Clegg spent years in gaol before we discovered there was no proof it was his bullet that killed anyone.
18  He grunted as the bullet hit him.
19  I was caught in crossfire once and a bullet came so close I could hear it whiz by my ear!
20  If penetration is your desire I'd say that bullet would deliver.
21  So indigenous people around the world don't have a magic bullet for stopping back pain. They've just got beefy abdominal muscles, and their lifestyle helps to keep them that way, even as they age.
22  Rubber bullets were used to break up the demonstration.
23  Panic spread through the crowd as the bullets started to fly.
24  One of the bullets passed through Andrea's chest before embedding itself in a wall.
25  At least eighteen bullets were fired.
26  The bullets ricocheted off the bonnet and windscreen.
27  Two bullets were fired into the car at point-blank range.
28  Tracer bullets streaked through the sky.
29  They laid him on the floor and put one large Bible under his head, and opened another one and spread it on his breast; but they tore open his shirt first, and I seen where one of the bullets went in.
30  With machine guns, they riddle the car with bullets till it looks like a slice of Swiss cheese.