cannonade


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Synonyms for cannonade

to direct a barrage at

a concentrated outpouring, as of missiles, words, or blows

Synonyms for cannonade

intense and continuous artillery fire

attack with cannons or artillery

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Hamilton handles massive ideas with enviable ease, manipulates plots and characters to spring constant surprises, and brings the trilogy to a climax with a cannonade of fire-cracker finales.
Further success is almost assured, but she will probably fall some way short of her namesake, a multiple winner at the top level in the US and an outstanding sire whose progeny included the great champion Spectacular Bid and Kentucky Derby winner Cannonade.
They may consequently hope to mask their erstwhile culpable collusion with a more recent democratic veneer and cannonade against dictatorship.
After the newly crowned Mohammad Ali Shah subjected the Majlis to a cannonade and the country sank into civil war in 1908, sundry women took up arms and fought, disguised as men, on the side of the constitutionalists.
They have fired off a cannonade of protest letters against the Lord of Alnwick Castle, together with a 230-name petition opposing his application.
These young warriors were involved in the cannonade by shoreline batteries along the Hudson River directed at the British frigates HMS Phoenix and HMS Rose as they attempted to ascend the river in July and August 1776.
This was the case at Second Cahuenga Pass, where the insurgents sheltered themselves from Micheltorena's cannonade in a ravine, as well as the sureno-norteno conflicts of 1837-38, where combatants turned structures into small forts.
The crisp staccato of an M-16 rings out, punctuated by the ominous cannonade of several more machine guns and explosions.
Fishing those flats, with the cannonade of the waves always in your ears and the spirals of white spume leaping incessantly toward the sky, was a little like standing behind a fortified line during a battle, protected improbably from a world of violence that stretched to the horizon.
But he fired a final cannonade in defiance rather than anger as the vessel sank into the English Channel, ending an extraordinary story of derring-do, which had linked the South to Liverpool during the American Civil War (1861-65).
Piano fragments with program ("The Prussians Advancing," "Heavy Cannonade," etc.
The chief difficulty was that the now greatly diminished crowd was disposed in groups on and around the terrace and many had withdrawn into the shadow of the trees facing the house, across the terrace, whence they directed the cannonade of stones with increasing volume and accuracy.
84) However, Warburg believed that "all patrons of the Volksheim are not really naive" and suggested that progress could be made with "greater guns and a more refined and persistent cannonade.
In looking at that prehistory, Eusebius also set up polytheism as part of the fodder for his cannonade.