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Adjective
Under attack from hostile forces
“Hoplites were landed, camps were built, and fortifications were constructed to cut off the attacked city from its land.”
Adjective
Robbed
Verb
Past tense for to take violent or aggressive action against
“Two men would attack Jessie, but he would fight back.”
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Past tense for to physically assault
“Did not this man attack me with his fists? He did indeed, And even now my cheeks smart with his blows.”
Verb
Past tense for to confront through the use of military force
“The government deployed additional forces to attack known terrorist strongholds.”
Verb
Past tense for to criticize or oppose fiercely and publicly
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“Journalists were not impressed with the official's rhetoric and would attack him relentlessly.”
Verb
Past tense for to apply oneself to, or start work on, a given task or issue
“We need to attack the problem now before it exacerbates.”
Verb
(usually of a disease or condition) Past tense for to affect adversely
“The disease would attack my body's defenses and cause me to feel ill for days.”
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