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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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To criticize strongly
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“Although the open admissions policy was weakened, its critics continued to assail it.”
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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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To hit, strike or knock something forcefully
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To be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
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To effectively force (someone) to do something
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To confront or come up against
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To assault, attack
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To struggle or fight back when attacked
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(of a feeling) To affect (someone) suddenly and powerfully
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