fusillade

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Synonyms for fusillade

Synonyms for fusillade

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

to direct a barrage at

Synonyms for fusillade

rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms

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attack with fusillade

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The fusillade continued; but the four friends were out of reach, and the Rochellais only fired to appease their consciences.
and Gondy, in surplice and cloak, appeared, moving tranquilly in the midst of the fusillade and bestowing his benedictions to the right and left, as undisturbed as if he were leading a procession of the Fete Dieu.
Tarzan took advantage of the deafening roar of this fusillade to fire into the mob beneath him.
At first, at such times, most of us dashed inside; but some remained outside to hammer him with stones, and soon all of us remained outside and kept up the fusillade.
Jerry was excited and delighted with the fusillade, and added his puppy yelpings to the noise.
The fusillade they let loose on Saxtorph was tremendous.
A pistol cracked from the shoal, a second, and a third; then a regular fusillade began.
Here the squaws came to his aid, and White Fang, transformed into a raging demon, was finally driven off only by a fusillade of stones.
Through that astonishing fusillade he had come unscathed.
The fusillade below stopped short, as I had foreseen it would when the squirts got empty.
In the afternoon Smoke and Henderson fell foul of each other, and a fusillade of shots came up from the steerage, followed by a stampede of the other four hunters for the deck.
Les enqueteurs des services antiterroristes ont retrouve, a Montreuil, dans une voiture suspectee d'avoir servi lors des fusillades, des fusils d'assaut kalachnikov, du meme type que ceux utilises dans les fusillades et identifie deux des assaillants.
Les fusillades ont eclate vendredi dans ce village isole de Baga, dans l'Etat de Borno oE est base le groupe islamiste nigerian Boko Haram qui mene depuis 2009 des attaques meurtrieres dans le nord et le centre du pays.
And that will not be easy, in a climate where finance is unbelievably tight, but where public safety cannot be compromised without attracting enormous and probably entirely reasonable fusillades of criticism.
SHRIEKS, smoke, clashing swords, fusillades of drums, strobe lighting - these are the accoutrements provided in abundance for a superb young company that deserves every last decibel of support provided by this blood-soaked production.