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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A number of shots fired at the same time or rapidly one right after another.

Usage examples (34)
  • During the Civil War reenactment, a fusillade of shots were fired at the enemy line.
  • Our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise
  • But the only casualty of the fusillade was a little white goat who happened to be standing idly by, just in the wrong spot.
  • The last words of the speaker were nearly drowned in a heavy fusillade which issued from the woods close by. for more
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