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  • n. Plural form of fusillade.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fusillade.


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  • He continued, "Or, in the case of a fist-sized rock skimming past my temple during one of the rock fusillades not so subtle—I called it a day after that."

    A War Photographer Who Stayed With His Subject

  • And its designer is now being consulted in the creation of a new game (codename LMNO) in the pipe as part of Stephen Spielberg's development deal with Electronic Arts, which promises to be "the first major video game whose action will not pivot on jumping puzzles or twitch-reflex fusillades but on a nuanced relationship." [link to Offworld]

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • But unlike the subjects of his usual culinary fusillades, high protein meat alternatives are not packed with fat or simple carbohydrates, they are environmentally exponentially superior to meat, and they don't support the egregious cruelty to animals of the modern meat industry.

    The Case For Fake Meat (Omnivores, We're Looking At You!)

  • A nighttime rustling of vegetation could produce panicky fusillades and friendly-fire casualties.

    Getting Their Guns Off

  • His wrist kept shooting fusillades of pain up his arm and his shoulder felt like it had been torn apart.

    The Priest

  • Regrettably, Torrance launches these fusillades against experimentalism in defense of Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, and Dawn Powell, all of whom are allegedly undervalued by canon-makers and deserve to be placed among the very best modern writers.

    Experimental Fiction

  • The Washington Examiner's opinion section features five separate fusillades against transit, spending on transit, and the entire idea, incomprehensible to the authors, that people can happily live their lives primarily getting around using transit and on foot and might actually enjoy it.

    The war against non-cars

  • Gilbert Amy's L'Espace du Souffle was a similarly large-scale work, with fusillades of percussion? another French preoccupation? expertly delivered by the BBCNOW players.


  • As a newsman, I personally covered my share of riots and ducked fusillades of bullets.

    Peter Bart: America's Numb Generation

  • Within minutes of Friday's bombshell announcement, both sides launched public fusillades against the other, which continued through the weekend.

    Obama and S&P Vie for Credibility


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