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ricochet

verb [I]    /ˈrɪk·əˌʃeɪ/
(of a ball, bullet, or other small object) to bounce off a surface: The ball ricocheted off the goalie’s foot and into the net. ricochet    /ˈrɪk·əˌʃeɪ/ noun [C] Carey bent a free kick that took three ricochets before landing in the goal.
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