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synonyms for enfilading

  • comb
  • scour
  • scrape
  • clear
  • collect
  • enfilade
  • examine
  • gather
  • grade
  • graze
  • grub
  • harrow
  • hunt
  • ransack
  • rasp
  • remove
  • rummage
  • scan
  • scratch
  • scrutinize
  • search
  • smooth
  • sweep
  • weed
  • break up
  • clean up
  • clear up
  • fine-comb
  • fine-tooth-comb
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antonyms for enfilading

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  • disperse
  • distribute
  • divide
  • plant
  • scatter
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How to use enfilading in a sentence

Russell moving along the road received an enfilading fire from artillery and musketry.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
Just such is their design, the fish being what they purpose enfilading.
THE LAND OF FIREMAYNE REID
Finally, in an effort to gain a better enfilading fire, Griffin advanced three of his guns slightly.
MANASSES (BULL RUN) NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK-VIRGINIAFRANCIS F. WILSHIN
The Germans are on our bank enfilading the lines of the Allies' trenches.
THE NEW YORK TIMES CURRENT HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN WAR, VOL 1, ISSUE 4, JANUARY 23, 1915VARIOUS
Their trenches are five feet deep, with earthworks in front zig-zagging as a precaution against enfilading.
THE NEW YORK TIMES CURRENT HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN WAR, VOL 1, ISSUE 4, JANUARY 23, 1915VARIOUS
On the morning of the 18th bullets from a new direction were whizzing in amongst us, and partly enfilading our traverses.
THE UNVEILING OF LHASAEDMUND CANDLER
Rifle pits are being dug completely around it, enfilading all the principal streets of the town.
AN ARTILLERYMAN'S DIARYJENKIN LLOYD JONES
The trench was one that was seldom used, being thoroughly exposed to enfilading fire.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, JANUARY 24, 1917VARIOUS
They communicate with the firing line by zigzag approach trenches which make enfilading impossible.
THE NEW YORK TIMES CURRENT HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN WAR, VOL 1, ISSUE 4, JANUARY 23, 1915VARIOUS
The battalion the next day came under heavy shell fire, which began on the right flank, followed by enfilading the fire trenches.
THE STORY OF THE GREAT WAR, VOLUME VIII (OF VIII)VARIOUS
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