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1. artillery

noun. ['ɑːrˈtɪlɝi'] large but transportable armament.

Synonyms

  • cannon
  • four-pounder
  • heavy weapon
  • stock
  • ordnance
  • gun
  • armament
  • field artillery
  • field gun
  • battery

Antonyms

  • original
  • overstock
  • understock
  • irregular

Etymology

  • artillerie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • artillerie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Artillery

  • distillery
  • pillory
  • killory
  • hillery
  • hilleary
  • hillary
  • hilary
  • guillory

How do you pronounce artillery?

Pronounce artillery as ɑrˈtɪləri.

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Sentences with artillery


1. Noun, singular or mass
In response, more powerful artillery was built that could damage the ships.

Quotes about artillery


1. The Encyclopedia--the advance artillery of reason, the armada of philosophy, the siege engine of the enlightenment...
- Peter Prange, The Philosopher's Kiss: A Novel

2. artillery

noun. ['ɑːrˈtɪlɝi'] an army unit that uses big guns.

Synonyms

  • army unit
  • battery

Antonyms

  • demobilization
  • unbelief
  • communication

Etymology

  • artillerie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • artillerie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. artillery

noun. ['ɑːrˈtɪlɝi'] a means of persuading or arguing.

Synonyms

  • persuasion
  • suasion

Antonyms

  • disrepute
  • nonstandard
  • disarmament

Etymology

  • artillerie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • artillerie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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