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ricochet

ri kuh shay

  • n  a glancing rebound
  • v  spring back; spring away from an impact

  • Pete Souza White House Take a drop or risk the trees? A few inches off either way, and the ball will ricochet into the forest.
  • He throws the viewer off-balance by mixing the ricochet rhythms of his chase scenes with tableaux of Walpurgisnacht grandeur: Wez's rain dance, a fiery crucifixion, a vision of .
  • There is a tendency to ricochet between piety and puerility, an odd juxtaposition that raises a discomforting theological question: What is it about the President's religious .
News & Articles

  • 2013 U.S. Open: Lee Westwood first victim to hit Merion's wicker basket flagsticks
    All week, there's been heard non-stop romanticizing of Merion's traditional wicker baskets that mark the holes instead of the typical flagsticks. But we've also all been waiting for someone to drill to top of the stick and catch a horrible break that otherwise wouldn't happen off a fabric flag. Well, co-leader, at the time, Lee Westwood is our first victim: After that ricochet, Westwood went on ...
    June 14, 2013 - SB Nation
  • Stop watching us! Mozilla takes on the NSA
    The repercussions of last week's PRISM story continue to ricochet around the web. The latest domino to fall is that belonging to Mozilla, maker of the popular Firefox browser and Thunderbird email client. The organization announces sweeping actions against this news with a campaign designed to raise awareness on perceived privacy intrusions. Mozilla's Alex Fowler, leader of privacy and public ...
    June 11, 2013 - BetaNews
  • Swatch, Sthrling settle Men in Black suit
    Watch manufacturer Sthrling Original LLC and multimedia retailer ShopNBC have agreed to stop selling the Sthrling Ricochet, the timepiece Swatch Group (U.S.) Inc. claimed in a lawsuit was a copy of the Hamilton Ventura.
    June 10, 2013 - National Jeweler
Quotes

  • James Kopp in Forbes
    Tragic, horrible ricochet. That's how he died,said Kopp.
  • Alexis in Reuters
    The investigation shows it was a ricochet ...... In the end, this was an accident,lawyer Alexis Kougias told Reuters.
  • Kevin Correia in USA Today
    I saw the ball ricochet and it's a scary thing,Padres starter Kevin Correia said. "Being a pitcher, it's scary for you and it's scary for the hitter."

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