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Sample sentences for the GRE study word volley

volley can be used as a verb
volley can be used as a noun

1.And he let a volley of oaths after him. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
2.When with a volley of our needless shot. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.The cannon-shot was followed after a considerable interval by a volley of small arms. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
4.With their uncanny marksmanship they raked the on-coming fleet with volley after volley. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
5.The house, which had hung upon every word, roared with laughter, and shook with a storming volley of applause. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
6.A fine volley of words, gentlemen, and quickly shot off. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
7.He turned it and withdrew it just as Conrad hurled himself against the door from the inside with a volley of curses. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
8.Twenty minutes after the first volley the great fleet swung trailing off in the direction from which it had first appeared. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
9.The whole of the second volley flew wide of the Martian on the ground, and, simultaneously, both his companions brought their Heat-Rays to bear on the battery. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
10.The battle-front forms amid the smoke--the volleys pour incessan. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

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