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fusillade

noun

1 fusillade

Rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms:
— Our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise.

synonyms: burst, salvo, volley.

Roget 361: killing etc. v.; homicide, manslaughter, murder, assassination, trucidation, iccusion; effusion of blood; blood, blood shed; gore, slaughter, ... show more

Roget 716: attack; assault, assault and battery; onset, onslaught, charge.    aggression, offense; incursion, inroad, invasion; irruption; outbreak; estrapade, ... show more

Dutch: saluutschoten, eresalvo, schot voor de boeg, salvo



verb

1 fusillade

Attack with fusillade.


Moby thesaurus: aim at, antiaircraft barrage, bang, bark, barrage, bash, bat, beating, beheading, belt, biff, blast, blitz, blow, bombard, bombardment, bonk, bowshot, box barrage, broadside ... show more.

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