What is noticeable is that ISIS is bombarding the town with tank shells and mortars less than it was before.
He would be bombarding her with accusations for having let me leave—he never let me leave the house.
The South responded in kind by bombarding an equally lonely patch of ocean, just north of the border.
And by bombarding Gaza, Israel is only helping them bolster their support.
The Germans did not use their heaviest guns and high-explosive shells in bombarding the city.
Barker ran round the room after him, bombarding him with demands and entreaties.
There was a siege in progress, and the catapults of the Malites were bombarding the city with rocks.
We never gave a thought to the possibility of Fritz bombarding us.
And only a few weeks ago I had been bombarding Dr Phelps with precisely the opposite argument.
Yet his appeal to George the Third and his minions was like bombarding a fog.
early 15c., "catapult, military engine for throwing large stones," from Middle French bombarde "mortar, catapult" (14c.), from bombe (see bomb (n.)). The same word, from the same source, was used in English and French late 14c. in reference to the bass shawm, a bassoon-like musical instrument, preserving the "buzzing" sense in the Latin.
1590s, from French bombarder, from bombarde "mortar, catapult" (see bombard (n.)). Figurative sense by 1765. Related: Bombarded; bombarding.