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Fusillade in a sentence

There was a fusillade of.
with a fusillade of fire from the corridor outside.
In 1831, a fusillade was stopped to allow a wedding party.
It was like a fusillade that shot all the men in their tracks.
Amid a fusillade of rocks, Delmar and Barney raced for the ship.
The fusillade continued for several seconds at unbearable intensity.
A fusillade of further bottles makes effervescent bursts all around.

And then she let loose with her trademark breathless verbal fusillade.
Her hands grasped his head and pulled his mouth to hers in a fiery fusillade of kisses.
By dint of advancing, he reached a point where the fog of the fusillade became transparent.
Every time the lightning flashed, Leesa’s muscles tensed in preparation for the next fusillade of thunder.
A platoon caught in the open by a fusillade of shrapnel-charged infantry angle shells could be wiped out in minutes.
With the empty pier-end ahead, its skeleton being flensed, and a tidal wave of fog storming toward shore, I felt a fusillade of cold darts in my back.
Attacking soldiers began firing their weapons and launching grenades, but the Love Spirits had already created a shield around themselves, blocking the fusillade.
They went warily, expecting another deadly fusillade of shotgun blasts, but there was nothing, and their surviving officers and petty officers began shouting orders.
Then, just after supper time, with darkness having fallen, a renewed fusillade along the southern portions of the perimeter announced a fresh push by the Japanese Army.
Nothing had had any effect upon it, neither the fusillade, nor the cannon-balls, nor the grape-shot which had made its way through the window into the room where he was.
The insurgents did not reply to this musketry, in order to spare their ammunition The fusillade broke against the barricade; but the street, which it filled, was terrible.
A fusillade of silenced shots hit the steel sides, deafening Max as he grabbed a torch, held by a magnet to the side of the skip, and dropped down into the main storm sewer.
At the entrance to the Rue Bertin-Poiree, a very lively and utterly unexpected fusillade welcomed a regiment of cuirrassiers, at whose head marched Marshal General Cavaignac de Barague.
He hoped the troops would walk into this trap when they found the town seemingly deserted, and he could then open a hidden fusillade from either side with open country behind for retreat.
Then he picked up his basket, replaced the cartridges which had fallen from it, without missing a single one, and, advancing towards the fusillade, set about plundering another cartridge-box.
The defenders, who’d built thick hay-bale breastworks along the inner sides of the stable’s walls, squirmed around to return the gathering fusillade, which reduced the number of rifles in their western and southern defenses still further.
The booming cannonade and the fusillade of musketry were growing more intense over the whole field, especially to the left where Bagration’s fleches were, but where Pierre was the smoke of the firing made it almost impossible to distinguish anything.
Jennifer was not really surprised at their hostile attitudes: even if she could not see what happened outside of the van while it rolled, she had heard a muffled fusillade behind the van as they were still on the highway and had deduced that something very wrong had happened.
They lay there for a Time, seeming to have forgotten my very Existence, and presently Lancelot crawl’d along the Floor to press his Lips to Horatio’s Breech, and to tease his Great Black Member into its own Fury of Lust, and to cradle it in his Mouth until it, too, discharged its Fusillade of Foam.
As he was acquainted with the peaceful and more than timid habits of the old beadle-book-collector, and was amazed at the sight of him in the midst of that uproar, a couple of paces from the cavalry charges, almost in the midst of a fusillade, hatless in the rain, and strolling about among the bullets, he had accosted him, and the following dialogue had been exchanged between the rioter of fire and the octogenarian:—.

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the repeated fusillades of the guns.
All that they heard was confused noises, and at intervals, fusillades; but these were rare, badly sustained and distant.
He said to himself that that chaste and valiant sword had done well to escape from him, and to depart in wrath into the gloom; that if it had thus fled, it was because it was intelligent and because it had foreseen the future; that it had had a presentiment of this rebellion, the war of the gutters, the war of the pavements, fusillades through cellar-windows, blows given and received in the rear; it was because, coming from Marengo and Friedland, it did not wish to go to the Rue de la Chanvrerie; it was because, after what it had done with the father, it did not wish to do this for the son! He told himself that if that sword were there, if after taking possession of it at his father's pillow, he had dared to take it and carry it.

Synonyms for fusillade

burst fusillade salvo volley