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blitz

noun

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  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

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  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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