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blitzkrieg

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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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