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

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Examples

  • Having secretly sowed treason in the Benga li ranks, he seized the high ground and cannonaded his disoriented enemy.

    Companies to Colonies

  • He installed his artillery atop the nearest bluff, and furiously cannonaded the opposite shore.

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  • Mont – Saint-Jean was cannonaded, Hougomont was burned, La

    Les Miserables

  • I had braved before I returned to my wife; and our frigate being aground for a time and got off with difficulty, was agreeably cannonaded by the enemy until she got off her bank.

    The Virginians

  • The drums of the spirits cannonaded through the treetops; clouds gathered above him and crouched, low and ready.

    Spirited

  • “M. Aronnax,” he replied, “dare you affirm that your frigate would not as soon have pursued and cannonaded a submarine boat as a monster?”

    Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

  • The Viennese and Hungarian crowds were cannonaded from their strongholds, and in Germany a constitutional assembly that had been bravely debating the question of republicanism broke down into factional bickering and then ignominiously offered the country to Frederick William IV of Prussia.

    The Worldly Philosophers

  • As a result, the swiftly flowing river cannonaded into the north cliff face that formed the base of the mountain Aracunga, five thou'sand meters below their feet.

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  • Overhead it shrilled, and outside the breakers cannonaded, their rage aquiver through the island.

    The Earth Book of Stormgate

  • Beneath the overcast a thin smoky wrack went flying; surf cannonaded and exploded on reefs and beaches.

    A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows

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