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blitz

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of blitz

  1. 1 a rapid or overwhelming outpouring of many things at once <a multimedia blitz of advertisements for the summer blockbuster> Synonyms barrage, blitzkrieg, bombardment, cannonade, drumbeat, drumfire, flurry, fusillade, hail, salvo, shower, storm, volleyRelated Words broadside, earful; avalanche, burst, cataclysm, cataract, deluge, discharge, engulfment, flood, flood tide, flush, gush, inundation, outburst, outflow, outpouring, overflow, rash, spate, surge, torrent; current, river, stream, tide; excess, glut, overabundance, overage, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplusNear Antonyms dribble, drip, trickle

  2. 2 the act or action of setting upon with force or violence <a massive aerial blitz that was supposed to shock and awe the enemy into immediate surrender> Synonyms aggression, assault, attempt, attack, blitzkrieg, charge, coup de main, descent, offense (or offence), offensive, onset, onslaught, raid, rush, strikeRelated Words ambuscade, ambush; counteraggression, counterassault, counterattack, counteroffensive, counterstrike; sally, sortie; envelopment, flanking; breakthrough, foray, incursion, invasion; pillage, ravage, sack; air raid, bombardment, bombing; siege, storm; barrage, cannonade, fusillade, hail, salvo, volley; whammyNear Antonyms defense, defensive, guard, shield; opposition, resistance; protection, security, shelter

  3. 3 a series of activities undertaken to achieve a goal <an all-out advertising blitz to promote the new soft drink> Synonyms bandwagon, campaign, cause, crusade, drive, juggernaut, movement, pushRelated Words assault, attack, maneuver, march, offensive; action, bid, enterprise, initiative, mission, project, undertaking




blitz

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of blitz

  1. to use bombs or artillery against <in 1940 and 1941 the German air force blitzed London night after horrible night> Synonyms batter, bombard, blitzkrieg, bomb, cannonade, shellRelated Words enfilade; rake, strafe; assail, assault, attack, devastate, hit, pound, ravage, strike




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