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Correct spelling:
a lively or heated interchange of ideas and opinions


battery, blast, bombardment, broadside, cannonade, discharge, enfilade, fire, fusillade, gunfire, hail, salvo, shelling, shower, storm, volley, curtain of fire.
attack, bombing, explosion, round, Bombarding, Cannonading, Sniping.
altering, alternation, barter, change, intersection, junction, mesh, reciprocation, shift, trade, transposition, variation, varying, give and take, transpositions, networking, give-and-take, inter-change.
burst, firing, volley, firings, fussilade.
Examples of usage:
  1. On leaving the church of Saint Fiacre in Horto after the papal blessing the happy pair were subjected to a playful crossfire of hazelnuts, beechmast, bayleaves, catkins of willow, ivytod, hollyberries, mistletoe sprigs and quicken shoots. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. Colline played a crossfire with his eyes, and while munching his napkin, as his habit was, kept pinching the leg of the table, which he took for Phemie's knee. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  3. A Dutch frigate of 74 guns attempted to force the entrance, but after being under the crossfire of the forts for two hours, was forced to tack about and regain the open sea. – The Cornish Riviera by Sidney Heath
  4. She switched round a corner and over a nose of land where that crossfire couldn't hit the lot; an' there was the three of 'em at 'ome for a cup o' tea. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  5. He could not have told just when they were caught in a murderous crossfire which poured canister at their undefended flanks. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton