BARRAGE

The Word of the Day is Barrage.

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barrage
/ˈbarɑːʒ/
noun
  1. 1.
    a concentrated artillery bombardment over a wide area.
    “his forces launched an artillery barrage on the city”
    synonyms: bombardmentgunfirecannonadebatteryblastbroadsidesalvovolleyfusillade;More

  2. 2.
    an artificial barrier across a river or estuary to prevent flooding, aid irrigation or navigation, or to generate electricity by tidal power.
    “they are considering a tidal barrage built across the Severn estuary”
    synonyms: damweirbarrierdykedefenceembankmentwallobstructiongatesluice

    “a barrage across the River Usk”
verb
  1. 1.
    bombard (someone) with questions, criticisms, complaints, etc.
    “his doctor was barraged with unsolicited advice”
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