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Synonyms for barrage
bəˈrɑʒ; esp. Brit. ˈbær ɑʒ for 1, 2; ˈbɑr ɪdʒ for 3bar·rage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barrage, bombardment, outpouring, onslaughtnoun

    the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)

    "a barrage of questions"; "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake"

    Synonyms:
    battery, onrush, overflow, spring, fountain, onset, shelling, bombardment, discharge, gush, onslaught, flood, run, attack, bombing, natural spring, barrage fire, outpouring, flush, outflow

  2. barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombardment, shellingverb

    the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target

    "they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing"

    Synonyms:
    barrage fire, outpouring, stamp battery, electric battery, bombardment, onslaught, shelling, assault and battery, battery, bombing

  3. bombard, barrageverb

    address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage

    "The speaker was barraged by an angry audience"; "The governor was bombarded with requests to grant a pardon to the convicted killer"

    Synonyms:
    pelt, bombard, bomb

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PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "barrage":

    dam, roadblock, flurry

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How to use barrage in a sentence?

  1. Eugene Robinson:

    For four long years, Americans woke every morning to a fresh barrage of insanity, inanity and insults from the president and his administration. Now, everything is so normal as to be almost boring.

  2. Mmusi Maimane:

    I had to endure a barrage of racial insults. What you've got to do is to steel your back and carry on, i recognize that they wanted to do everything in their power to win, to a point when you recognize it's a tactical thing to divide the nation along racial lines.

  3. Marissa Mayer:

    As CEO, these thefts occurred during my tenure, and I want to sincerely apologize to each and every one of our users, unfortunately, while all our measures helped Yahoo successfully defend against the barrage of attacks by both private and state-sponsored hackers, Russian agents intruded on our systems and stole our users’ data.

  4. Charlie Sheen:

    And I have to put a stop to this onslaught, this barrage of attacks and of sub-truths and very harmful and mercurial stories that are about the( alleged) threatening the health of so many others, which couldn't be farther from the truth.

  5. Mandy Joye:

    It was just a constant barrage of, You have got to be kidding me that cant be real.


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