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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


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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