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Present participle for to make a concerted or violent attack on
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“The sea does not split, nor does the earth swallow up the invaders who assail us every day.”
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Present participle for to criticize strongly
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“Although the open admissions policy was weakened, its critics continued to assail it.”
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Present participle for to cause trouble or anguish to, or to experience trouble or anguish from
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“These problems will continue to assail humanity unless a workable solution to them can be found.”
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Present participle for to make hurtful and untrue comments about
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Present participle for to confront through the use of military force
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Present participle for to be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
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Present participle for to persistently carry out attacks on (an enemy or an enemy's territory)
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Present participle for to effectively force (someone) to do something
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Present participle for strike or knock at or on something violently with one's hand or with a hammer or other object
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Present participle for to assault or abuse someone, especially indecently
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Present participle for to confront or come up against
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Present participle for to assault, attack
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Present participle for to struggle or fight back when attacked
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(of a feeling) Present participle for to affect (someone) suddenly and powerfully
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Present participle for to hem in
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A military strike or incursion
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Adjective
For the purpose of attack rather than defence
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