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assail

synonym (synonym of assail)

  • (verb.competition)
    attack someone physically or emotionally (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    attack in speech or writing (verb.communication)
     

antonym (antonym of assail)

  • (verb.competition)
    be on the defensive; act against an attack (verb.competition)
     

hypernym (assail IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • attack in speech or writing (verb.communication)
    find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws (verb.communication)
     
  • launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with (verb.competition)
    be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight (verb.competition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF assail relation)

  • attack in speech or writing (verb.communication)
    use foul or abusive language towards (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    attack as if with claws (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    subject to bitter verbal abuse (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    criticize or abuse strongly and violently (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    attack forcefully (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    subject to harsh criticism (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    attack strongly (verb.communication)
     
  • attack someone physically or emotionally (verb.competition)
    attack with dogs or set dogs upon (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    urge to attack someone (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    attack viciously and ferociously (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    attack suddenly (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    attack or hit on or from the side where the attacked person's view is obstructed (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    attack brutally and fiercely (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    assail again (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    make a sudden physical attack on (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    assail or attack on all sides: (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.social)
    force (someone) to have sex against their will (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    violate the sacred character of a place or language (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to (verb.social)
     
  • launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with (verb.competition)
    attack by submarine (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    attack and bombard with or as if with missiles (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    make a counterattack (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    attack with gas; subject to gas fumes (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    attack by storm; attack suddenly (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    attack suddenly and without warning (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    surround so as to force to give up (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    throw bombs at or attack with bombs (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    attack with machine guns or cannon fire from a low-flying plane (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    attack with cannons or artillery (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    attack or hit with torpedoes (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.social)
    search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on (verb.social)
     

verb group (assail is verb group of ....)

  • (verb.competition)
    take the initiative and go on the offensive (verb.competition)
     

derivation (.... is derived from assail)

  • attack in speech or writing (verb.communication)
    intense adverse criticism (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who attacks (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    disposed to attack (adj.all)
     
  • attack someone physically or emotionally (verb.competition)
    a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of attacking (noun.act)
     
  • launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with (verb.competition)
    (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons) (noun.act)
     
  • (adj.all)
    not defended or capable of being defended (adj.all)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation assault attack set on lash out round snipe defend criticise criticize knock pick apart contend fight abuse blackguard claw vitriol rip whang aggress attack attack blast aggressor assailant assaultive attacking

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