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salvo

sal·vo

salvo

 
 
pronunciation:
sael vo
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: salvoes, salvos
definition 1: the firing of guns or other firearms simultaneously or in succession, esp. as a salute.
We heard the roar of salvos from the ship.
similar words:
burst, salute, storm, volley
definition 2: a sudden expression of appreciation, such as applause, cheers, or praise.
The soloist received enthusiastic salvos from the audience.
similar words:
applause
definition 3: a sudden attack, as with punches or criticisms.
similar words:
storm
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