Nouns (2)

assault
n. close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
Assault
n. thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946

Verbs (10)

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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Adjectives (2)

assault, attack
adj. "offensive weapons", "attack planes"

Fuzzynyms (47)

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"

Synonyms (12)

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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