bar·rage 2 (bə-räzh)
1. A concentrated discharge or bombardment of artillery, missiles, or firearms.
2. An overwhelming, concentrated outpouring, as of words or requests: a barrage of criticism.
tr.v. bar·raged, bar·rag·ing, bar·rag·es
To direct a barrage at.
[French (tir de) barrage, barrier (fire); see BARRAGE1.]
Synonyms: barrage2, bombard, pelt2, pepper
These verbs mean to direct a concentrated outpouring of something at someone: barraged the speaker with questions; bombarded the box office with ticket orders; pelted the clerk with complaints; peppered the senator with protests.
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