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Synonyms for shelling

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  1. barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombardment, shelling(noun)

    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, barrage, outpouring, stamp battery, electric battery, bombardment, onslaught, assault and battery, battery, bombing

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How to use shelling in a sentence?

  1. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk:

    We had just two options: bad, and worse. So we decided at this particular period of time to get the bad option. Probably this option will save the lives of Ukrainian soldiers, and I hope this option will save lives of Ukrainian civilians, of innocent people, who are under a constant shelling of Russian-led terrorists, it's better to have this new deal rather than not to have (it). But we do not trust any words or any papers. We are to trust only actions and deeds.

  2. Christy Delafield:

    For the last few weeks we have not been able to bring supplies into (Aleppo) city itself, the shelling is hourly, it has been a significant increase.

  3. Maroofa Bibi:

    When the shelling starts, we rush to cower in the makeshift basements of our home, the power supply gets cut and we wait in the darkness with our terrified children, waiting for it be over.

  4. Russian Ambassador Vasily Nebenzia:

    The cities of Deraa and Sweida, as well as residential areas that have embraced de-escalation, are being subjected to shelling by jihadis.

  5. Selahattin Demirtas:

    We stand by our people who resist the tanks and shelling.


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