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fu·sil·lade

 (fyo͞o′sə-läd′, -lād′, -zə-, fyo͞o′sə-läd′, -lād′, -zə-)
n.
1. A discharge from a number of firearms, fired simultaneously or in rapid succession.
2. A rapid outburst or barrage: a fusillade of insults.
tr.v. fu·sil·lad·ed, fu·sil·lad·ing, fu·sil·lades
To attack with a fusillade.

[French, from fusiller, to shoot, from fusil, firearm; see fusil.]

fusillade

(ˌfjuːzɪˈleɪd; -ˈlɑːd)
n
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a simultaneous or rapid continual discharge of firearms
2. a sudden outburst, as of criticism
vb
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (tr) to attack with a fusillade
[C19: from French, from fusiller to shoot; see fusil1]

fu•sil•lade

(ˈfyu səˌlɑd, -ˌleɪd, -zə-)

n., v. -lad•ed, -lad•ing. n.
1. a simultaneous or continuous discharge of firearms.
2. a general discharge or outpouring of anything: a fusillade of questions.
v.t.
3. to attack or shoot by a fusillade.
[1795–1805; < French, derivative of fusiller to shoot, derivative of fusil fusil1]

Fusillade

 simultaneous discharge of firearms.
Examples: fusillade of bullets; of personalities, 1884; of swearing, 1881; of terror, 1863.

fusillade


Past participle: fusilladed
Gerund: fusillading

Imperative
fusillade
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Present
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he/she/it fusillades
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Preterite
I fusilladed
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he/she/it fusilladed
we fusilladed
you fusilladed
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Present Continuous
I am fusillading
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he/she/it is fusillading
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you are fusillading
they are fusillading
Present Perfect
I have fusilladed
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he/she/it has fusilladed
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you have fusilladed
they have fusilladed
Past Continuous
I was fusillading
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he/she/it was fusillading
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you were fusillading
they were fusillading
Past Perfect
I had fusilladed
you had fusilladed
he/she/it had fusilladed
we had fusilladed
you had fusilladed
they had fusilladed
Future
I will fusillade
you will fusillade
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Future Perfect
I will have fusilladed
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he/she/it will have fusilladed
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you will have fusilladed
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Future Continuous
I will be fusillading
you will be fusillading
he/she/it will be fusillading
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you will be fusillading
they will be fusillading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fusillading
you have been fusillading
he/she/it has been fusillading
we have been fusillading
you have been fusillading
they have been fusillading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fusillading
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he/she/it will have been fusillading
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you will have been fusillading
they will have been fusillading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fusillading
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he/she/it had been fusillading
we had been fusillading
you had been fusillading
they had been fusillading
Conditional
I would fusillade
you would fusillade
he/she/it would fusillade
we would fusillade
you would fusillade
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Past Conditional
I would have fusilladed
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he/she/it would have fusilladed
we would have fusilladed
you would have fusilladed
they would have fusilladed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fusillade - rapid simultaneous discharge of firearmsfusillade - rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"
firing, fire - the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"
Verb1.fusillade - attack with fusillade
fire, discharge - cause to go off; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"

fusillade

noun barrage, fire, burst, hail, volley, outburst, salvo, broadside Both were killed in a fusillade of bullets.

fusillade

noun
A concentrated outpouring, as of missiles, words, or blows:
verb
To direct a barrage at:
Translations

fusillade

[ˌfjuːzɪˈleɪd] N (lit) → descarga f cerrada (fig) → lluvia f

fusillade

[ˌfjuːzəˈlɑːd ˌfjuːzəˈleɪd] n
[shots] → fusillade f
(fig) [questions] → feu m roulant

fusillade

nSalve f

fusillade

[ˌfjuːzɪˈleɪd] nscarica, raffica (fig) → raffica