verb (used with object)
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Origin of bombard
OTHER WORDS FROM bombardbom·bard·er, nounbom·bard·ment, nounun·bom·bard·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for bombard
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.
Oct. 29—Turkey begins war with Russia by bombarding Odessa from the sea.
Perhaps you have not an adequate conception of the effect produced by bombarding a town.Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 1 (of 3)|Theodore Parker
He took his place again at San Miniato, which the enemy had been bombarding for a month.Michelangelo|Romain Rolland
And only a few weeks ago I had been bombarding Dr Phelps with precisely the opposite argument.Memoirs of a Midget|Walter de la Mare
This was no level plain for wheeling right and wheeling left, for bombarding with artillery and flanking by masses of cavalry.Graham of Claverhouse|Ian Maclaren