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volley

noun     /ˈvɒli/
[C] in sports, a kick or hit in which a player returns a ball before it touches the groundTennis and racket sportsGeneral terms used in ball sports
a volley of shots/gunfire, etc a lot of bullets shot at the same time: A volley of bullets ripped through the floorboards.Bullets and cartridges
a volley of abuse/complaints, etc a lot of insults/complaints, etc said at the same timeMasses and large amounts of things
(Definition of volley noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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