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See definition of crossfire on Dictionary.com
  • as inbarrage
  • as infire
  • as ininterchange
  • as involley

synonyms for crossfire

  • blast
  • bombardment
  • fusillade
  • gunfire
  • hail
  • salvo
  • shelling
  • shower
  • storm
  • volley
  • battery
  • broadside
  • cannonade
  • discharge
  • enfilade
  • fire
  • curtain of fire
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How to use crossfire in a sentence

There will be more bloodshed as anti-Taliban tribal militias and ISIS variants compete for ground and influence, and many innocent people will be caught in the crossfire.
THE WITHDRAWAL FROM AFGHANISTAN SHOULD MAKE US REFLECT ON AMERICA'S TRUE FAILURE SINCE 9/11IAN BREMMERSEPTEMBER 2, 2021TIME
Contee said police believe the second victim was hit in the crossfire.
TWO INJURED IN GUNFIRE OUTSIDE CROWDED 14TH STREET RESTAURANTSLOU CHIBBARO JR.JULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Facebook have proven again and again that they cannot be trusted to self-regulate when doing so would either harm their business model or put them in the crossfire of the regimes in any given country.
BELIEVE ME, MARK ZUCKERBERG ISN’T GOING TO POLICE HIMSELFYAËL EISENSTATMAY 6, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Rotten Tomatoes has been caught in the crossfire of troll campaigns before.
AN ALLEGED SAUDI TROLL CAMPAIGN IS TARGETING A MOVIE ABOUT THE MURDER OF JAMAL KHASHOGGISTEVEN ZEITCHIKJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Social media platforms have become an ideological battleground, and in light of recent events, some brands are looking to keep themselves out of the crossfire by halting their social ad campaigns.
HALTING CAMPAIGNS SHOULDN’T BE YOUR ONLY BRAND SAFETY PRECAUTIONGEORGE NGUYENJANUARY 8, 2021SEARCH ENGINE LAND
I was on the side of the street next to the Brownsboro road, and hence thrown into all of the crossfire.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FRANK G. ALLEN, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELFRANK G. ALLEN
The questions of father and son were a crossfire, and it must be owned they had good reason for amazement.
THE COMPANIONS OF JEHUALEXANDRE DUMAS, PRE
The mayor was without ammunition to return Gibson's crossfire of charges against the administration.
SPRING STREETJAMES H. RICHARDSON
Both advanced support parties were met by high-explosive bombs and a heavy crossfire from enemy machine-guns.
CANADA IN FLANDERS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LORD MAX AITKEN BEAVERBROOK
The brigade next to the pike, exposed to a galling crossfire, wavered and slowly retired.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF A CAVALRYMANJ. H. (JAMES HARVEY) KIDD
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WORDS RELATED TO CROSSFIRE

  • battery
  • blast
  • bombardment
  • broadside
  • cannonade
  • crossfire
  • curtain of fire
  • discharge
  • enfilade
  • fire
  • fusillade
  • gunfire
  • hail
  • salvo
  • shelling
  • shower
  • storm
  • volley
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.