Synonyms for shoot down:
lay aside, brush away, turn away from, brush aside, reckon without, leave aside, rule out, toss aside, ignore, push aside.
set-aside, deflate, debunk, shut out, hear of.
discredit, hide, dismiss, switch off.
put down, deride, discredit.
get the better of, overcome, wipe out.
bring down (verb)
pull down, cut down, level.
bust, rule out.
obliterate, stamp out.
deflate, confute, belie, disprove, puncture.
shoot, bring down, down.
charge, down, tear, shoot, land, buck.
disconfirm, explode, rebut.