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Being catapulted into the limelight gave her opportunities to fuel her addictions. The Sun (2007)It is attached to a giant catapult. Times, Sunday Times (2015)By rights we should be wearing caps and shorts with a catapult in the back pocket. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Keep away pesky cats and squirrels with this wooden catapult. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Witness the world's largest catapult launch a flaming fireball. The Sun (2014)Now he has catapulted back to the top of a fast-growing organisation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Twice a day a huge, medieval siege catapult launches a fireball in battle. The Sun (2014)How do we cope when we're catapulted back into the home? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Everything else at the weekend catapulted me back 30 years as well. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I say that it certainly catapulted her to stardom. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I told the driver to move off and became part of a giant catapult. The Sun (2010)With crashed cars in front spinning out of control, he rammed another driver and was catapulted into the air. The Sun (2011)Watch eagles and vultures flying from the castle ramparts and the world's largest working catapult launching a fireball 150m into the air! The Sun (2015)A show-stopping performance at a Guildhall recital suddenly catapulted her into the limelight. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'catapult'
British English: catapult NOUN
A catapult is a device for shooting small stones.
Definition of catapult from the Collins English Dictionary
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