Ball and Lead


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Ball noun – A usually round or cone-shaped little piece of lead made to be fired from a firearm.
Usage example: found a cache of musket balls while excavating the old fort

Lead and ball are semantically related in bullet topic. In some cases you can use "Lead" instead a noun "Ball".
Nearby Words: ballroom, ballpoint, balled, balling
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Lead noun – The person who has the most important role in a play, movie, or TV show.
Ball and lead are semantically related in bullet topic. Sometimes you can use "Ball" instead a noun "Lead".
Nearby Words: leading, leader, leaden, leadership, leaded
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How words are described

good good ball good lead
particular particular ball particular lead
current current ball current lead
original original ball original lead
Other adjectives: single, powerful, actual, real, massive, large, big, enormous, huge, little, black, cute, new, early, titular, occasional.

Both words in one sentence

  • In Real Life throwing a ball is similar, with the ability to lead a teammate being an essential skill for quarterbacks in American Football.
  • Anti-Frustration Features Because these directions can potentially include the drains or a series of ricochets that lead to a drain, a roughly five-second ball saver occurs after each time the hat lets go of the ball.
  • Delay of game infractions in American football are charged on the offense when they allow the play clock to run out without snapping the ball as a way to prevent a team in the lead to just sit on the ball for huge chunks of time.
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Lead and Ball. (2016). Retrieved 2021, May 08, from
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Lead or Ball. 2016. Accessed May 08, 2021.

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