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raid

noun

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1 a sudden attack on and entrance into hostile territory
  • repeated Viking raids wore down the defenses of the seaside village

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2 the act or action of setting upon with force or violence
  • an early morning raid by Federal agents took the smugglers in their hideout by surprise

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raid

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of raid (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to take sudden, violent action against
  • the enemy tribe raided the village just before dawn, taking everyone by surprise

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The first known use of raid was in the 15th century

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“Raid.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/raid. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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