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barrage

bar·rage

barrage

 
 
pronunciation:
b razh
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an overwhelming quantity of things following one another rapidly.
a barrage of artillery firea barrage of criticism
similar words:
deluge, hail, storm, volley
definition 2: a man-made obstruction placed in a waterway to slow the flow or increase the depth of the water; dam.
similar words:
dam
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: barraged, barrages, barraging
definition: to subject to a barrage, as of gunfire or words.
They barraged me with questions.
similar words:
bombard, volley