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Definitions of assail:

  • verb:   attack someone physically or emotionally
    Example: "Nightmares assailed him regularly"
  • verb:   launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with
    Example: "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"
  • verb:   attack in speech or writing


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