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blitzkrieg

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of blitzkrieg

  1. 1 a rapid or overwhelming outpouring of many things at once <the stunned survivors of the crash were then confronted with a blitzkrieg of insensitive questions from the media> Synonyms blitz, barrage, 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 <the war began with a blitzkrieg that was designed to shock the enemy into submission> Synonyms aggression, assault, attempt, blitz, attack, 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




blitzkrieg

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of blitzkrieg

  1. to use bombs or artillery against <the Germans were determined to blitzkrieg London until the British surrendered> Synonyms batter, blitz, bombard, bomb, cannonade, shellRelated Words enfilade; rake, strafe; assail, assault, attack, devastate, hit, pound, ravage, strike




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