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synonyms for fusillade

  • barrage
  • broadside
  • salvo
  • volley
  • hail
  • burst of fire
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How to use fusillade in a sentence

Nonetheless, the truck gunning in reverse was enough to trigger a fusillade of 19 bullets from McCormick and Phillips, who said they feared for each other’s lives.
‘THAT IS EVIL’: MOM DEMANDS JUSTICE IN HER SON’S FATAL POLICE SHOOTING IN COLORADOANDREW BORYGASEPTEMBER 10, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
During the whole day there was an incessant fusillade, the rebelsʼ chief stronghold being the Recoleto Convent.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Off to the left had sounded a series of sharp explosions, as a fusillade of rifle shots.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
They had not long to wait; a sharp fusillade began, mingled with the cries and yells of the assailants.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
Just ahead the rioters had turned to pour a fusillade of fifty shots into a house from which a revolver shot had been fired.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
They saluted the dawn with a noisy fusillade that ran along the miles of winding line.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
Another fusillade which sent dust and fragments of stone flying all about them!
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
As I gazed down at him the roar of the fusillade died away in my ears.
THE RECKONINGROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Something in his demeanor as he knelt in the line to receive the fatal fusillade prompted a priest to inquire his religion.
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
We will separate and creep toward them from different sides and give them a fusillade that will send them flying.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FUSILLADE

  • 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.