Descent and Raid


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Descent noun – A sudden attack on and entrance into hostile territory.
Usage example: the lightning descent of the invading army on that unsuspecting border town

Raid is a synonym for descent in attack topic. In some cases you can use "Raid" instead a noun "Descent", when it comes to topics like assault.
Nearby Words: descend, descendant, descending, descender
Synonyms for Descent


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Raid noun – A sudden attack on and entrance into hostile territory.
Usage example: repeated Viking raids wore down the defenses of the seaside village

Descent is a synonym for raid in attack topic. You can use "Descent" instead a noun "Raid", if it concerns topics such as bust, surprise attack.
Nearby Words: raided, raider, raiding
Synonyms for Raid

How words are described

long long descent long raid
complete complete descent complete raid
original original descent original raid
white white descent white raid
Other adjectives: final, subsequent, recent, Indian.

Both words in one sentence

  • Evil Elevator And with Cataclysm's entry raid "Blackwing Descent" has one so evil that strategy guides have been written for it, and is being tracked on the official armoury.
    Source: Evil Elevator
  • Video Game / Ace Combat Infinity High-Altitude Battle: A staple to the series' intense dogfights, but the Satellite Interception raid takes it to its logical conclusion by making you start at 40,000 feet above ground, with the SOLG slowly making its descent up until around 25,000 feet.
  • Bash Brothers Cataclysm's Blackwing Descent raid instance has you fighting the reanimated Nefarian after he also brings his sister Onyxia back to life.
    Source: Bash Brothers
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