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English noun: blitz

1. blitz (act) (American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line


Synonymslinebacker blitzing, safety blitz


Broader (hypernym)maneuver, manoeuvre, play


Domain categoryAmerican football, American football game

2. blitz (act) a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment


Synonymsblitzkrieg


Broader (hypernym)attack, onrush, onset, onslaught


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine


English verb: blitz

1. blitz (competition) attack suddenly and without warning


SamplesHitler blitzed Poland.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)assail, attack









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