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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bombard.

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Examples

  • Defenceless villages are bombarded from the air, the inhabitants driven out into the countryside, the cattle machine-gunned, the huts set on fire with incendiary bullets: this is called pacification.

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  • Defenseless villages are bombarded from the air, the inhabitants driven out into the countryside, the cattle machine-gunned, the huts set on fire with incendiary bullets: this is called pacification.

    Politics and the English Language

  • He fell back into the bed as the sword bombarded his mind with a barrage of images, more vivid than the flicks, for he was in them.

    Fiddler Fair

  • The former lord chancellor Lord Irvine said that he'd been "bombarded" by such missives.

    Prince Charles isn't a bad guy, but does that mean we have to listen to him?

  • The artist only lets you see so much of what the original image or ad must have been, which reflects how "bombarded" we are in our everyday.

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  • Are you suggesting that the current leadership of SAA, SAS and Auroville needs to be 'bombarded'/overthrown by a new contingency of leaders?

    Old must slack hold

  • The Family Jewels Tobina Kahn, vice president of House of Kahn Estate Jewelers, which buys and sells high-end jewelry, said she's been "bombarded" with calls from people seeking to sell their jewelry and gold watches quickly since the financial headlines turned particularly dire this week.

    As Times Turn Tough,

  • But Rohde says he is also "bombarded" by unwelcome e-mail, such as the one suggesting ConAgra grow genetically altered cactus as camel food.

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  • Have you ever been "bombarded" with the same thing over and over again in the same day or week, unintentionally? ah I love it when that happens!

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  • Praskovya Ivanovna, have been worried by similar letters on my account, and as you say 'bombarded' with them, I am, of course, the first to regret having been the innocent cause of it.

    The Possessed

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