Synonyms and related words:
aim at, antiaircraft barrage, bang, bark, barrage, bash, bat, beating, beheading, belt, biff, blast, blitz, blow, bombard, bombardment, bonk, bowshot, box barrage, broadside, bullet, burning, burst, cannon, cannonade, cannonry, capital punishment, chop, clip, clout, clump, commence firing, crack, creeping barrage, crucifixion, cut, dash, decapitation, decollation, defenestration, detonation, dig, dint, discharge, drub, drubbing, drumfire, drumming, ejection, electrocution, emergency barrage, enfilade, execution, explosion, fire a volley, fire at, fire upon, fulmination, garrote, gassing, gun, gunfire, gunshot, hanging, hemlock, hit, jab, judicial murder, knock, lapidation, lick, mortar, mortar barrage, necktie party, normal barrage, open fire, open up on, pelt, pepper, plunk, poisoning, poke, pop, pop at, potshot, pound, punch, rake, rap, salvo, shell, shoot, shoot at, shooting, shot, slam, slog, slug, smack, smash, snipe, snipe at, sock, spray, standing barrage, stoneshot, stoning, strafe, strangling, strangulation, stroke, swat, swing, swipe, take aim at, tattoo, the ax, the block, the chair, the gallows, the gas chamber, the guillotine, the hot seat, the rope, thump, thwack, torpedo, volley, whack, whop, yerk, zero in on

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  • fusillade — [ fyzijad ] n. f. • 1771; de fusiller 1 ♦ Décharge de coups de fusil, et par ext. Combat à coups de fusil. Une fusillade a éclaté. « le crépitement de la fusillade » (France). 2 ♦ Action de fusiller pour exécuter. « Les miliciens et suspects… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • fusillade — [fyo͞o′sə läd΄, fyoo′səlād΄; fyoo′zəläd, fyoo′zəlād] n. [Fr < fusiller, to shoot < fusil: see FUSIL2] 1. a simultaneous or rapid and continuous discharge of many firearms 2. something like this [a fusillade of questions] vt. fusilladed,… …   English World dictionary

  • Fusillade — Fu sil*lade , n. [F. fusillade, cf. It. fucilata. See {Fusil} a firelock.] (Mil.) A simultaneous discharge of firearms. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fusillade — simultaneous discharge of firearms, 1801, from Fr. fusillade, from fusiller to shoot, from fusil musket (see FUSILIER (Cf. fusilier)). As a verb from 1816 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Fusillade — Fu sil*lade , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fusillader}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fusillading}.] To shoot down of shoot at by a simultaneous discharge of firearms. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fusillade — index discharge (shot), onset (assault), salvo Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fusillade — FUSILLADE: Seule manière de faire taire les Parisiens …   Dictionnaire des idées reçues

  • fusillade — [n] rapid outburst barrage, broadside, burst of fire, hail, salvo, volley; concept 633 …   New thesaurus

  • fusillade — ► NOUN ▪ a series of shots fired at the same time or in rapid succession. ORIGIN French …   English terms dictionary

  • Fusillade — A fusillade is the simultaneous and continuous firing of a group of firearms on command. It stems from the French word fusil , meaning firearm, and fusiller meaning to shoot. [http://education.yahoo.com/reference/dictionary/entry/fusillade Yahoo! …   Wikipedia

  • fusillade — noun Etymology: French, from fusiller to shoot, from fusil Date: 1801 1. a. a number of shots fired simultaneously or in rapid succession b. something that gives the effect of a fusillade < a fusillade of rocks and bottles > 2. a spirited… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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