raid

Part of speech: noun

A hostile incursion; foray.

Part of speech: verb

To invade suddenly; make a raid.

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Usage examples "raid":

  1. The enemy had apparently planned a raid with " flammenwerfer," or flame- jets as we call these devilish engines, at the very time of the attack and they were met by the Australian shock of assault, and fell before it. - "From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917", Philip Gibbs.
  2. What is more significant is the fact the raid had been carefully planned weeks in advance. - "The Centralia Conspiracy", Ralph Chaplin.
  3. I made his Colonel promise to wire me if- ' He pointed to an open telegram on his table: Desmond badly hit in raid last night. - "Elizabeth's Campaign", Mrs. Humphrey Ward.