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 for barrage
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Barrage \Bar"rage\, n. [F., fr. barrer to bar, from barre bar.]
     (Engin.)
     An artificial bar or obstruction placed in a river or
     watercourse to increase the depth of water; as, the barrages
     of the Nile.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  barrage
      n 1: the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic
           communication (spoken or written); "a barrage of
           questions"; "a bombardment of mail complaining about his
           mistake" [syn: barrage, bombardment, outpouring,
           onslaught]
      2: the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than
         hit a specific target; "they laid down a barrage in front of
         the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours
         without pausing" [syn: barrage, barrage fire, battery,
         bombardment, shelling]
      v 1: address with continuously or persistently, as if with a
           barrage; "The speaker was barraged by an angry audience";
           "The governor was bombarded with requests to grant a pardon
           to the convicted killer" [syn: bombard, barrage]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  135 Moby Thesaurus words for "barrage":
     aim at, antiaircraft barrage, arch dam, backstop, bamboo curtain,
     bank, bar, barrier, bear-trap dam, beat, beating, beaver dam,
     blast, blitz, bombard, bombardment, boom, box barrage, breakwater,
     breastwork, brick wall, broadside, buffer, bulkhead, bulwark,
     burst, cannon, cannonade, cannonry, cofferdam, commence firing,
     creeping barrage, dam, defense, dike, ditch, drum, drum music,
     drumbeat, drumfire, drumming, earthwork, embankment,
     emergency barrage, enfilade, eruption, fence, fire a volley,
     fire at, fire upon, flare, flutter, fusillade, gate, gravity dam,
     groin, hail, hydraulic-fill dam, iron curtain, jam, jetty,
     leaping weir, levee, logjam, milldam, moat, mole, mortar,
     mortar barrage, mound, normal barrage, open fire, open up on,
     outburst, palpitation, paradiddle, parapet, patter, pepper,
     pitapat, pitter-patter, pop at, portcullis, pound, pounding,
     pulsation, rake, rampart, rat-a-tat, rat-tat, rat-tat-tat,
     rataplan, rattattoo, roadblock, rock-fill dam, roll, rub-a-dub,
     ruff, ruffle, salvo, seawall, shell, shoot, shoot at, shower,
     shutter dam, snipe, snipe at, spatter, splutter, spray, sputter,
     staccato, standing barrage, stone wall, storm, strafe, stream,
     surge, take aim at, tat-tat, tattoo, throb, throbbing, thrum,
     thumping, tom-tom, tornado, torpedo, volley, wall, weir,
     wicket dam, work, zero in on
  
  

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