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1. barrage

noun. ['bɝˈɑːʒ'] the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written).

Synonyms

  • language
  • bombardment
  • outpouring
  • linguistic communication

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • thin
  • reduce
  • exact

Etymology

  • barrage (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Barrage

  • montage
  • entourage
  • dressage
  • corsage
  • massage
  • dhiraj
  • collage
  • mirage
  • garage
  • taj
  • raj

How do you pronounce barrage?

Pronounce barrage as bərɑʒ.

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Example sentences of the word barrage


1. Noun, singular or mass
Now, it's time to put some good stuff back in with a barrage of vitamins and minerals.

2. Verb, base form
Researchers also may barrage a cell with microscopic metal particles that have been coated with DNA.

Quotes containing the word barrage


1. Affirmations are our mental vitamins, providing the supplementary positive thoughts we need to balance the barrage of negative events and thoughts we experience daily.
- Tia Walker, The Inspired Caregiver: Finding Joy While Caring for Those You Love

2. barrage

noun. ['bɝˈɑːʒ'] the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target.

Synonyms

  • fire
  • bombardment
  • firing
  • shelling
  • battery

Antonyms

  • praise
  • square
  • angular
  • top

Etymology

  • barrage (French)

3. barrage

verb. ['bɝˈɑːʒ'] address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage.

Synonyms

  • assail
  • snipe
  • assault
  • round
  • attack
  • lash out

Antonyms

  • end
  • finish
  • evolution
  • bore

Etymology

  • barrage (French)
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