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What is the opposite of blitz?

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Noun
Opposite of an intensive or sudden military attack
Noun
Opposite of a fierce or destructive attack
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Opposite of a number of things arriving or happening suddenly and during the same period
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Opposite of a sudden violent attack, especially by an army or group
“Evidently, the sudden retreat fatigued the troops as well as discouraged them.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden or irregular incursion in border warfare
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Opposite of a prolonged armed struggle
“Countries in this region have lived in peace with each other for decades.”
Noun
Opposite of an attack of machine-gun or cannon fire from a low-flying aircraft
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Opposite of a rapid surprise attack on an enemy by troops, aircraft, or other armed forces
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Opposite of a forceful attack or effort
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Opposite of a heavy discharge of many things at once
“Billheimer attributed the lack of applause to the overwhelming emotion of both the occasion and the oration.”
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Opposite of a forceful rush or flow forward
Noun
Opposite of an attack or raid on an enemy
“It is assumed that the fortress was built as a defense against an attack from the north-west.”
Verb
Opposite of to bombard with bombs or artillery
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Opposite of to confront through the use of military force
“The elves flanked their dwarven brethren to help defend the castle against the onslaught from the orcs.”
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Opposite of to attack or bombard with bombs or artillery
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Opposite of to assault or attack (someone)
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(of troops) Opposite of to suddenly attack and capture (a building or other place) by means of force
“After a futile attempt to raid the fortification, Signorello's men were forced to retreat.”
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