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Synonyms for barrage

Synonyms for (noun) barrage

Synonyms: barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombardment, shelling Definition: the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target Usage: they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops; the shelling went on for hours without pausing

Similar words: fire, firing Definition: the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy Usage: hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes; they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

Synonyms: onslaught, outpouring, bombardment, barrage Definition: the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written) Usage: a barrage of questions; a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake

Similar words: language, linguistic communication Definition: a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols Usage: he taught foreign languages; the language introduced is standard throughout the text; the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written

Synonyms for (verb) barrage

Synonyms: bombard, barrage Definition: address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage Usage: The speaker was barraged by an angry audience; The governor was bombarded with requests to grant a pardon to the convicted killer

Similar words: snipe, round, assail, assault, attack, lash out Definition: attack in speech or writing Usage: The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker