Examples of strafe in a Sentence
The planes strafed the town.
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Fox likely is out, as likely as the spasm of fear that strafed any Bears fan or observer who came across that report before the Bears faced the Browns.
People, mostly children, are literally starving, and these are the ones not being strafed by weapons purchased from the United States.
Prosecutors showed photographs from the street taken after the blast, with an SUV looking like it had been strafed by gunfire, the street blanketed in evidence-collection markers where shrapnel was found.
Last Monday, Chris Msando, the senior official in charge of Kenya’s electoral information systems, was found dead, his body strafed with signs of torture.
As the gunman strafed the crowd from his Mandalay Bay suite, Las Vegas native McInerney laid on top of his girlfriend, Alyssa, to shield her from the ammunition.
Bere and Diaz could not sleep as the howling winds and driving rain strafed her friend's home.
Tanks rolled over vehicles, crushing civilians to death, and helicopters strafed major cities from the air.
Video shot of the pandemonium that erupted when Paddock started strafing the festival showed a muzzle flash from his room at the Mandalay Bay resort, but bullets weren't visible in the night sky.
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First Known Use: 1915See Words from the same year
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