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fusillade

noun [C]     /ˌfjuː.zɪˈleɪd/
a large number of bullets fired at the same time or one after another very quickly: a fusillade of automatic fireformal figurative A fusillade (= sudden large amount) of questions greeted the president at this afternoon's press conference.Bullets and cartridges
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