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noun as in barrage


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What the people of Mosul now fear most is aerial bombardment of their own city.

PKK sources say they suffered no casualties—they insist there was also an artillery bombardment on their bases.

It was a terrifying bombardment of rocks, palm trunks and flaming naphtha.

They fled the town of Al Atatra near the Erez crossing to Israel on July 17 as Israeli bombardment intensified.

If they survive, children living under missile bombardment get a very early education in how historical memory works.

Our gunners had put more than they could afford into the bombardment and had very little wherewith to pave the way.

“I shall renew the bombardment, and put every one of you to death in a few days,” threatened the Brahmin.

Cannonade between forts George and Niagara, and bombardment from all the batteries.

The American commanders confined the bombardment to the forts and trenches situated to the south of the city.

Later on he notified the consular body that the bombardment would commence on the 12th of the month.

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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bombardment, such as: assault, attack, blitz, bombing, onslaught, and shelling.

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