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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment. Fight a quick and surprising war.

Usage examples (36)
  • blitzkrieg was a war tactic based on speed and surprise.
  • The Germans were the first to master this technique, which they called blitzkrieg or "lightning war."
  • But while the word blitzkrieg, which literally means
  • If Blitzer's blitzkrieg is anything to go by, history will repeat itself. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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