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cannonade

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cannonade

  1. a rapid or overwhelming outpouring of many things at once the director of the sporting event was greeted at the scene with a cannonade of complaints Synonyms blitz, blitzkrieg, bombardment, barrage, drumbeat, drumfire, flurry, fusillade, hail, salvo, shower, storm, volleyRelated 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, surplusNear Antonyms dribble, drip, trickle


cannonade

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cannonade

  1. to use bombs or artillery against the artillery cannonaded the enemy encampment all night Synonyms batter, blitz, blitzkrieg, bomb, bombard, shellRelated Words enfilade; rake, strafe; assail, assault, attack, devastate, hit, pound, ravage, strike


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