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barrage

noun

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  1. a rapid or overwhelming outpouring of many things at once the teacher's rapid-fire barrage of homework assignments went by too fast for me to write them all down Synonyms blitz, blitzkrieg, bombardment, cannonade, drumbeat, drumfire, flurry, fusillade, hail, salvo, shower, storm, volley Related Words broadside, earful; avalanche, burst, cataclysm, cataract, deluge, discharge, engulfment, flood, flood tide, flush, gush, inundation, outburst, outflow, outpouring, overflow, rash, spate, surge, torrent; current, river, stream, tide; excess, glut, overabundance, overage, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus Near Antonyms dribble, drip, trickle


barrage

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of barrage

  1. to attack with a rapid or overwhelming outpouring of many things at once the star athlete was barraged with requests for an autograph Synonyms bombard, bombRelated Words examine, grill, interrogate, pump, query, question, quiz; debrief; cross-examine; catechize; annoy, harass, hound, pester; flood, inundate


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