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Definition 1: a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for blitz in the sense of this definition

(blitz is a kind of ...) (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)

"the attack began at dawn"

(blitz belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 2: (American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for blitz in the sense of this definition

(blitz is a kind of ...) a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill

"he made a great maneuver" "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"

(blitz belongs to category ...) a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays

Definition 3: attack suddenly and without warning - [verb of competition]

Samples where blitz or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Hitler blitzed Poland

(blitz is a kind of ...) launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with

"Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II" "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"

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