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synonyms for bombard

  • barrage
  • batter
  • besiege
  • blast
  • blitz
  • bomb
  • harass
  • hound
  • open fire
  • pester
  • strafe
  • assail
  • beset
  • cannonade
  • catapult
  • launch
  • pound
  • shell
  • strike
  • fire upon
See also synonyms for: bombarded / bombarding / bombards
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How to use bombard in a sentence

The Germans continued to bombard Ypres with large calibre shells, heaping ruins upon ruins.
YPRES AND THE BATTLES OF YPRESUNKNOWN
Three days before Filangieri landed, the gunners in the citadel began to bombard the helpless town lying beneath them.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
Sheriff Jones demanded the arms of the people, otherwise he would bombard the town.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF PARDEE BUTLERPARDEE BUTLER
Wolfe's first move was to occupy Point Levi, and erect batteries there, from which he could bombard the city.
BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. B. (HEREFORD BROOKE) GEORGE
The 15th was fixed upon for the grand assault, and the entire fleet had orders to move up and bombard at an early hour.
THE HERO OF MANILAROSSITER JOHNSON
One such reaction uses alpha particles emitted by polonium-210 (or some other alpha emitter) to bombard the element beryllium.
THE ATOMIC FINGERPRINTBERNARD KEISCH
It was determined to bombard Beyrout; the bombardment of Algiers had shown what could be done against stone walls.
HOW BRITANNIA CAME TO RULE THE WAVESW.H.G. KINGSTON
The enemy could, however, bombard certain sections of trenches so systematically that he was able to obliterate them.
THE HISTORY OF THE 51ST (HIGHLAND) DIVISION 1914-1918FREDERICK WILLIAM BEWSHER
The Pizarro had come to bombard the town, and her consorts were now on their way for the same purpose.
THE HARLEQUIN OPAL, VOL. 1 (OF 3)FERGUS HUME
As he refused to surrender, and as the town had declared in his favour, I thought we would have to bombard it.
THE HARLEQUIN OPAL, VOL. 1 (OF 3)FERGUS HUME
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