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Far from it if the volley of concerns toward the company in recent weeks is anything to go by.
GOOGLE’S PRIVACY PLAN BRINGS CHANGES, BUT NOT AS MANY AS MARKETERS THINKSEB JOSEPHAPRIL 14, 2021DIGIDAY
It is the place where the current hostilities began about two weeks ago, with a volley of shots from a sniper rifle.
'THEY WANT THE WEST TO BE FRIGHTENED.' UKRAINE'S PRESIDENT ON WHY RUSSIA SENT TROOPS TO THE BORDERSIMON SHUSTER / SHUMY, UKRAINEAPRIL 12, 2021TIME
Agency bureaucrats and journalists responded with a volley of lawsuits, whistleblower complaints and a petition demanding the removal of Pack’s appointees.
FORMER VOICE OF AMERICA OVERSEER HIRED TWO LAW FIRMS TO $4 MILLION NO-BID CONTRACTS.PAUL FARHIJANUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I saw the head-jockeying, open-mouth volleys that blurred into unrecognizability in real time.
FORGET EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT YOUR DOG (EP. 436)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 22, 2020FREAKONOMICS
USTR hurled an even bigger tariff volley — and so it went until the end of 2019, when the administration delayed a new round of consumer goods tariffs set to go into effect right before Christmas.
ROBERT LIGHTHIZER BLEW UP 60 YEARS OF TRADE POLICY. NOBODY KNOWS WHAT HAPPENS NEXT.BY LYDIA DEPILLISOCTOBER 13, 2020PROPUBLICA
The man then was seen crawling toward a dropped stun gun and pointing at the officers, who apparently once again fearing for their lives, fired a volley of shots.
4 HOUSTON COPS WHO SHOT AND KILLED NICOLAS CHAVEZ FIREDHOPE WRIGHTSEPTEMBER 11, 2020ESSENCE.COM
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
A volley did sound, and instantly; but it came from the rocks above, and three of the villains fell.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
At once the sepoys at the Kashmir Gate fired a volley at the nearest officers, of whom three fell dead.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Firing a random volley, those that lived turned and fled, pursued by the scouts.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 25, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO VOLLEY

  • beginning
  • blowup
  • brawl
  • break
  • breaking
  • burst
  • bursting
  • commencement
  • commotion
  • convulsion
  • crack
  • crash
  • dawn
  • detonation
  • discharge
  • disorder
  • disruption
  • ebullition
  • effervescence
  • epidemic
  • eruption
  • explosion
  • fit
  • flare-up
  • flash
  • fury
  • gush
  • gushing
  • insurrection
  • irruption
  • mutiny
  • onset
  • outburst
  • outpouring
  • paroxysm
  • plague
  • rebellion
  • rending
  • revolution
  • roar
  • sally
  • sortie
  • spasm
  • spurt
  • storm
  • surge
  • thunder
  • tumult
  • uprising
  • volley
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