There was a fusillade of bullets which spun me around.
On 26 August 1944 he walked down the Champs Elysées to the acclamation of a vast crowd, and then went on to Notre Dame, where he stood unmoved when a sudden fusillade broke out inside the cathedral.
I then wondered whether, if a sniper starting shooting into the crowd, I would be able to find adequate cover from the fusillade of bullets which would be raining down upon the commuters and workers crossing the road.
He effectively followed up with his fusillade of punches to prompt the stoppage.
Rasping winds arose and a fusillade of words rained down.
But the thrust of this series is to unleash a fusillade of jokes, some of which are rattled off so fast that multiple viewings are required to pick them out.
Another fusillade of shots clipped nets and thumped into wood.
Third, other witnesses agreed that the fusillade began almost immediately after the first few shots.
Given that context, his recent fusillade of fulmination must have been nothing more than friendly fire.
Almost any newly translated French or Italian philosopher becomes fashionable, regardless of whether appropriate or not, and is hailed with a fetishistic fusillade of anachronistic footnotes.