blitz - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/blɪts/
singularblitz
pluralblitzes
  1. 1
    [singular] a special effort to finish a job or to deal with a problem quickly and thoroughly
    blitz on:

    It’s time we had a blitz on the paperwork.

    an advertising/marketing/promotional etc blitz:

    We had a leafleting blitz the day before the election.

  2. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] a sudden military attack