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See definition of enfilade on Dictionary.com
  • as inbarrage
  • as involley
  • as ingunfire
  • as inrake

synonyms for enfilade

  • blast
  • bombardment
  • fusillade
  • gunfire
  • hail
  • salvo
  • shelling
  • shower
  • storm
  • volley
  • battery
  • broadside
  • cannonade
  • crossfire
  • discharge
  • fire
  • curtain of fire
See also synonyms for: enfiladed / enfilading
  • shooting
  • thunder
  • artillery
  • barrage
  • bombardment
  • volley
  • blast
  • burst
  • detonation
  • discharge
  • crackle
  • salvo
  • firing
  • cannonading
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How to use enfilade in a sentence

As that big oblong crowd of Turks showed their left flank to Baikie's nine batteries they were swept in enfilade by shrapnel.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
If successful, it was to enfilade the Wylie kopjes from that position.
STORY OF THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICACAPTAIN A. T. MAHAN, U.S.N.
In a gleam of sunshine, the variety of tints and lights thrown upon this enfilade, are uncommonly rich.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
Meanwhile three Turkish brigs came to the rescue, and got into position so as to enfilade the beach.
BYRONRICHARD EDGCUMBE
They could thus, by firing eastwards from this redoubt, rake No Mans Land in direct enfilade.
THE HISTORY OF THE 51ST (HIGHLAND) DIVISION 1914-1918FREDERICK WILLIAM BEWSHER
By firing westwards, they could place an enfilade barrage of low trajectory bullets which swept the rides through the wood.
THE HISTORY OF THE 51ST (HIGHLAND) DIVISION 1914-1918FREDERICK WILLIAM BEWSHER
Their defenders were now treated to the enfilade fire of a number of Hanoverian batteries that galloped down to Little Waltham.
THE INVASIONWILLIAM LE QUEUX
We saw a whole enfilade of dark caves, through regular square openings, six feet wide.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
And now another brigade charged, and was driven back by an enfilade fire.
WHO GOES THERE?BLACKWOOD KETCHAM BENSON
The enemy cannot break it, but his fire fast thins its ranks, and his flanking movement and deadly enfilade still continue.
THE LIFE OF ISAAC INGALLS STEVENS, VOLUME II (OF 2)HAZARD STEVENS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ENFILADE

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

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