BOMBARDMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BOMBARDMENT
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 n.  attack with missiles; continuous attack with shot and shell upon a town, fort, or other position
Classic Sentence:
1  As the hot noisy days of August were drawing to a close the bombardment abruptly ceased.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
2  The people did not at once realize the meaning of this bombardment.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV
3  The town was being bombarded by a hundred and thirty guns which Napoleon had ordered up after four o'clock.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV
4  It was an apple; then another one immediately flew at him; Gregor froze in shock; there was no longer any point in running as his father had decided to bombard him.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In II
Example Sentence:
1  The victim described the enemy's bombardment in a voice shaking with emotion.
2  Their forces capitulated five hours after the Allied bombardment of the city began.
3  The enemy mad bombardment caused unprecedented death and destruction in the country.
4  They have withstood heavy bombardment for many months.
5  The allies let loose an intensive artillery bombardment over the border.
6  The bombardment continued for a terrible nine hours.
7  They won't be able to hold out much longer under this sort of bombardment.
8  Air bombardment raised criticism on the humanitarian grounds that innocent civilians might suffer.
9  The night sky began to flare with the massive bombardment.
10  The enemy bombardment demolished the town.
11  A “shock and awe” campaign spearheaded by promises of economic growth, and the heavy use of huge, old-fashion rallies combined with high-tech holograms and social media bombardment looks to have brought what could be the strongest mandate for any government here since the 1980s.
12  Cosmic rays derive their name from the fact that they bombard the earth's atmosphere from outer space.