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cannonades

noun
plural of cannonade

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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cannonades

verb
present tense third-person singular of cannonade

Synonyms of cannonades (Entry 2 of 2)

to use bombs or artillery against
  • the artillery cannonaded the enemy encampment all night

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“Cannonades.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cannonades. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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