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Synonyms for drumfire

intense and continuous artillery fire

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Ready to fire: Mark Johnston's Drumfire can land the money
DRUMFIRE has taken some time to get over a nasty incident at Goodwood last year but he can finally gain a deserved success in Newmarket's Young & Pure Beauty Conditions Stakes.
Brian Duff, NASA's director of public affairs, said that his job was "to keep up a drumfire of positive public attention on the program and never let up the visibility of it.
Having racked up two eye-catching victories at Newbury - the second of which saw him lower the colours of Solario Stakes winner Drumfire - Thousand Words could only finish sixth and four lengths behind Vital Equine.
DRUMFIRE produced one of the battling performances of the season to claim the Group Three Iveco Daily Solario Stakes at Sandown and earn a 33-1 quote for next year's 2000 Guineas.
Maybe this is the reason why the Bush White House has been so oddly reluctant to defend itself against the constant drumfire of criticism from the media.
The gulf of understanding widens when one considers the smell of unburied corpses, the fear and anxiety experienced during a drumfire bombardment, or the constant sorrow of seeing friends killed.
But since the humor of satyr plays is not as scatological and sexual as that of comedy, comedy's steady drumfire of obscenity is not imitated.
Shop after shop, the drumfire of the neon signs drove the shoppers along before them.
Given 'the drumfire of daily crises' (John Kennedy's phrase) at home and abroad, given that the executive and his cabinet are, constitutionally, separate from and unrepresented in Congress, all the legislative curbs and media dramatisations of Congressional probes cannot alter the formidable power that rests on the shoulders of the man in the Oval Office.
Hear the drumfire of criticism that comes from libertarians, anti-taxers and status quo apologists, and you might think so.
A drumfire of rapid advances raised hopes that someday genes might be manipulated, perhaps even repaired.
And, on a line through Drumfire, at Galway last summer, I don't really rate GALIsee LEO'S CHOICE.
Dermot Weld's gelding saw off useful type Drumfire on his debut at Galway in July and built on that when second behind Sous Les Cieux in the Royal Bond over this course and distance in December.