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adverb as in sideways/sideway/sidewise

noun as in fusillade

Strongest matches

Strong match

Weak match

noun as in hail

noun as in leaflet

noun as in pamphlet

noun as in poster


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It’s all a little much for Heffernan, who said she tried to ignore Carlson’s show before the segment on her in February, opting out of the daily discussion that takes place on Twitter about his nightly broadsides.

Since the “60 Minutes” segment aired, the governor and CBS News have exchanged further broadsides over everything from video editing to vaccine distribution arrangements in Palm Beach County.

In a conference call with reporters Friday, he insisted he will remain in office while delivering a broadside against fellow Democrats, accusing those who demanded his resignation of only being concerned with political expediency.

Animals stage a workers’ coup on a farm, then create a totalitarian state, in this classic broadside against Stalinism.

Peale even had one of the museum employees distribute the broadside throughout the city while on horseback wearing “feathered dress” and preceded by a trumpeter.

A broadside advertising them in 1864 emphasized their appeal to “the Democratic Social Circle”—whatever that was.

I'd already drafted a bitter, bilious, bombastic broadside against the right-wing hacks on the Republican Court.

That broadside forced Romney to go a step or two further in defense of his plan than he usually prefers to go.

The government agency backed its broadside against Hope, claiming to have received “indignant protests” over the ad campaign.

One of the swivel guns was fired, and then came a whole broadside, sending its balls hurtling over the crowded deck of the sloop.

In a few minutes more, having got into the position he wished, he raked the enemy from stem to stern with a broadside.

But the privateer wanted prizes more than cannon balls, and went straight on, firing a broadside that did no harm.

Then came a roaring broadside that went splintering through the British hull, doing more damage than all the Guerriere's fire.

When he saw this, Bainbridge wore his ship to give her another broadside, and then down came her flag for good.

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On this page you'll find 188 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to broadside, such as: obliquely, sidelong, aside, aslant, aslope, and crabwise.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.