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barrage

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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barrage

verb

Synonyms of barrage (Entry 2 of 2)

to attack with a rapid or overwhelming outpouring of many things at once
  • the star athlete was barraged with requests for an autograph

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The first known use of barrage was in 1837

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“Barrage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/barrage. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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