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Word: bombardment

Definition: attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard


Sentences Containing 'bombardment'

No glass left; glass couldn't stand such a bombardment; it was all shivered out.
Organs and church music mixed up with a bombardment is a powerful queer combination along at first.
I was just having a hearty handshake with a friend I hadn't seen for a while, and saying,`Drop into our cave to night, after bombardment; we've got hold of a pint of prime wh.'
Vicksburg held out longer than any other important river town, and saw warfare in all its phases, both land and water the siege, the mine, the assault, the repulse, the bombardment, sickness, captivity, famine.
Not a doubt entered my mind that all the angels were grouped together, discussing this boy's case and observing the awful bombardment of our beggarly little village with satisfaction and approval.

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