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assault
n. close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
Assault
n. thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946
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lash out, assault, snipe, assail, round, attack
v. attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
set on, attack, assault, assail
v. attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly"
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assault, attack
adj. "offensive weapons", "attack planes"
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aggression
n. the act of initiating hostilities
blitzkrieg, blitz
n. a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment
invasion
n. the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder
maraud, raid, foray
n. a sudden short attack
bombing
n. the use of bombs for sabotage; a tactic frequently used by terrorists
offensive, offence, offense
n. the action of attacking an enemy
bombardment
n. the act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays)
salvo
n. a sudden outburst of cheers; "there was a salvo of approval"
drumfire, cannonade
n. intense and continuous artillery fire
castigate
v. inflict severe punishment on
upbraid, reproach
v. express criticism towards; "The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior"
condemn
v. appropriate (property) for public use; "the county condemned the land to build a highway"
lash out, assault, snipe, assail, round, attack
v. attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
condemn
v. compel or force into a particular state or activity; "His devotion to his sick wife condemned him to a lonely existence"
derogate, denigrate, belittle, minimize
v. cause to seem less serious; play down; "Don't belittle his influence"
assail, attack
v. launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"
assail, attack
v. launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"
set on, attack, assault, assail
v. attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly"
besiege
v. harass, as with questions or requests; "The press photographers besieged the movie star"
mug
v. rob at gunpoint or with the threat of violence; "I was mugged in the streets of New York last night"
rob
v. take something away by force or without the consent of the owner; "The burglars robbed him of all his money"
dishonour, ravish, violate, dishonor, rape, outrage
v. force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman was raped on her way home at night"
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antipersonnel
adj. designed to inflict death or personal injury rather than material destruction
attacking, assaultive
adj. disposed to attack
tip-and-run, hit-and-run
adj. designed for or consisting of a brief attack followed by a quick escape; "hit-and-run units"; "tip-and-run assaults"
incursive, invasive, invading
adj. involving invasion or aggressive attack; "invasive war"
raiding, predatory, marauding
adj. characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding; "bands of marauding Indians"; "predatory warfare"; "a raiding party"
on the offensive
adj. actively attacking
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assault
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