1. ricochet, carom, recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash

usage: a glancing rebound

2. carom, cannon, stroke, shot

usage: a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other


1. carom, bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet

usage: rebound after hitting; "The car caromed off several lampposts"

2. carom, shoot

usage: make a carom

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