What is another word for barrage?

Pronunciation: [bˈaɹɑːʒ] (IPA)

Barrage is a word that means a concentrated and overwhelming attack or bombardment. However, there are several other synonyms for this word that can be used in different contexts. One of them is "deluge," which describes a heavy and continuous precipitation. Another synonym is "onslaught," which means a sudden and violent attack. "Salvo" is another synonym of barrage that refers to a series of simultaneous shots or missile launches. "Volley" is another word that can be used to describe a sudden and intense attack of words, criticism or projectiles. Finally, the word "firestorm" can refer to a barrage of criticism or accusation that ignites intense controversy and debate.

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What are the opposite words for barrage?

Antonyms for the word "barrage" include 'cancel,' 'nullify,' 'neglect,' 'forgive,' 'accept,' 'amnesty,' 'absolve,' and 'aid.' These antonyms are a contrast to the meaning of barrage, which refers to a heavy onslaught of something, such as criticism, complaints, or gunfire. When we say 'cancel' or 'nullify,' we are essentially saying that we want to stop or put an end to the barrage, and the same is true for the 'neglect' and 'forgive' antonyms. On the other hand, 'accept,' 'amnesty,' 'absolve,' and 'aid' antonyms are the opposite of the barrage by supporting, welcoming or offering help to something or someone.

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Usage examples for Barrage

It was time to go back, for the German barrage had begun; but the Gordons were able to get home without many casualties.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs
The enemy is falling back still, but these boys of ours are catching him up, and are quick in pursuit, in spite of the foul ground and the foul weather and the barrage of his guns.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs
I saw two waves of infantry advancing against the enemy's trenches, preceded by our barrage of field-guns.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs

Famous quotes with Barrage

  • Where do you find the strength to brave a barrage of enemy fire and to bring your wounded friends to safety at great risk to your own life? Conviction.
    Guy Verhofstadt
  • The “stream” we call science always flows forward; sometimes reactionary beavers block its flow, but the stream is never defeated by this; it accumulates, gathers strength; its waters get over the barrage and continue on their course. The advancement of science is the advancement of God, for science is nothing but human intelligence, and human intelligence is the most valuable treasure God has bequeathed us.
    Mehmet Murat ildan
  • The Neptunian underworld king unleashed a barrage of eels from his abdomen and each of the eels was carrying a zippo lighter and as they flew by they spelt across the sky in fire 'Tara can a borrow your eyeliner please?' If you're gonna make stuff up go mental!
    Russell Brand
  • Lost in the barrage of images and self-serving analysis are the economic and social causes of the conflict.
    Michel Chossudovsky
  • The only one who's always punctual is DeathAll the hideously calculated hypocrisy of men when they commit a murder in the name of justice.in ten seconds time the barrage starts … a thousand men are destined to die in order to capture a farmhouse no one has lived in for years...A diplomat these days is nothing but a head-waiter who's allowed to sit down occasionally.
    Peter Ustinov

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