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blitzkrieg

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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

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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

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blitzkrieg

verb

Synonyms of blitzkrieg (Entry 2 of 2)

to use bombs or artillery against
  • the Germans were determined to blitzkrieg London until the British surrendered

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“Blitzkrieg.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blitzkrieg. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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