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blitz

 
pronunciation:
blItz
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a swift military attack from the air or ground.
definition 2: any fast attack or campaign.
definition 3: (cap.; prec. by "the") the bombing attacks on Britain carried out by the German air force in 1940 and 1941 during World War II.
The entire street was bombed out during the Blitz.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: blitzes, blitzing, blitzed
definition: to attack with power and rapidity.
similar words:
bombard
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