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How to use volleyed in a sentence

The great spar crashed out to the extent of its arc, and the sail volleyed with it, ballooning under the weight of the wind.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Cannon in front of them volleyed and thundered—to avoid which the late hour had been chosen for the burial.
THE SIEGE OF KIMBERLEYT. PHELAN
A quick fire of interrogation volleyed at the three recruits, especially at Max.
A SOLDIER OF THE LEGIONC. N. WILLIAMSON
Then from the hills the blue artillery opened and from the plains below volleyed fresh infantry.
THE LONG ROLLMARY JOHNSTON
Phillida screamed as a violent wind volleyed through the place with a crashing of doors and shutters, upstairs and down.
THE THING FROM THE LAKEELEANOR M. INGRAM
To be suddenly taken unawares and to have such conundrums volleyed at you in a strange tongue is apt to be rather exhausting.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 156, APR 2, 1919VARIOUS
Before us, like the smokewreath accompanying the discharge of some giant cannon, the green mass volleyed into the sea.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
The Burmans set fire to a cooking shed and volleyed the police by the aid of the firelight.
THE PACIFICATION OF BURMASIR CHARLES HAUKES TODD CROSTHWAITE
A pelting rain volleyed against the great glass dome of the terminus, a roaring wind boomed in the roof.
GOLDEN STORIESVARIOUS
He volleyed reproach and insult upon his listeners, he gave them taunts instead of persuasion.
GOLDEN STORIESVARIOUS

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