Origin of bombard
OTHER WORDS FROM bombardbom·bard·er, nounbom·bard·ment, nounun·bom·bard·ed, adjective
How to use bombard in a sentence
What is noticeable is that ISIS is bombarding the town with tank shells and mortars less than it was before.U.S. Planes are Blowing the Hell out of ISIS at Kobani, But …|Jamie Dettmer|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The South responded in kind by bombarding an equally lonely patch of ocean, just north of the border.Smoke Rings, Mystery Backpacks and Gun-Toting Robots: The Weird Wartech of the Korean Conflict|Kyle Mizokami|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He would be bombarding her with accusations for having let me leave—he never let me leave the house.Inside Gaddafi’s Harem: The Story of a Girl’s Abduction|Annick Cojean|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And by bombarding Gaza, Israel is only helping them bolster their support.
This really threw her for a loop, so she started bombarding him with questions.
While the French were bombarding that city from their ships, the Americans, led by Pulaski, tried to storm it .The Story of the Thirteen Colonies|H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
Barker ran round the room after him, bombarding him with demands and entreaties.The Napoleon of Notting Hill|Gilbert K. Chesterton
As we entered, our artillery hastened to prepare for its further work of bombarding at close quarters.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army|Charles Alexander Gordon
The rest of the fleet than began bombarding the place, and in seven or eight minutes it was reduced to ruins.How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves|W.H.G. Kingston
The Boers, thinking the trucks full of soldiers, immediately commenced bombarding them, till they exploded with terrific force.South African Memories|Lady Sarah Wilson