Attacking synonyms

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Inclined to or suggestive of violent attack:
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To attack physically and violently; assault
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(Intransitive, construed with on) To commit the first act of hostility or offense against; to begin a quarrel or controversy with; to make an attack against.
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The act of inflicting bodily injury upon another. See also mayhem.
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To watch a timed online auction and place a winning bid at the last possible moment.
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To approach and speak to (a person on the way to a destination or in the middle of an activity):
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To carry on war; engage in military conflict
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To trouble is to cause pain, distress or worry.
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To force into a specified condition or situation:
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To begin a military attack:
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To travel around (a place) vigorously in an attempt to gain support:
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To break into pieces
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Slander is to make false statements about someone, usually to hurt his reputation.
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To perform with great haste:
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To lure from another; to entice away from
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The definition of inveigh is to rant against something, or to speak or write about something with great hostility.
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To enter by force in order to conquer or pillage:
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(Obs.) To attack; assail
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To wear away (the edges of fabric, for example) by rubbing.
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To engage in or carry on (a war, conflict, case, etc.)
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1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost:
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To tear down or break apart the structure of; raze.
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To find fault with:
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To strive in combat; fight
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To oppose in battle; fight against.
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To be in opposition or disagreement:
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(Heraldry) To place a charge on (an escutcheon).
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Censure is defined as to criticize or judge in a harsh manner.
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To castigate is to criticize or punish someone severely.
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The definition of bombard is to attack continuously or repeatedly.
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To place responsibility for (something):
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To close in on; crowd around
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To trouble persistently; harass.
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The definition of beleaguer means to harass with several issues.
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To perform or undergo the first part of an action; start:
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To oppose as in a battle; fight
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To strike with a violent blow; smash (in)
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To evaluate; assess:
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To attack from a concealed position.
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To formally institute a legal action against a person or corporation wherein they are charged with committing a crime.
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To fasten by means of tackle
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To deliberately begin to do (something):
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To revile is to criticize in an abusive or hostile way, or to spread negative information about.
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To annoy, interfere with, or meddle with so as to trouble or harm, or with intent to trouble or harm
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To leave (an organization, for example) suddenly or in violation of an agreement:
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(Informal) To photograph (a person's face) for police files.
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To go into in a sharp, thrusting way
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To beat or strike as with a club
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To seize and hold or carry off (a person) against that person's will, by force or fraud, often for ransom
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To defeat completely and decisively:
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To bat against (a pitcher or kind of pitch) successfully:
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To hit or strike repeatedly; pound
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To punt in football.
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To strike with the fist
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In common law, the felony of a man having illegal sexual intercourse with a woman other than his wife, by force or with threat of violence and against her will; unlawful sexual act with an unwilling other, and usually involving threat of violence. to commit the act of forcible sexual intercourse.
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To seduce is to persuade someone to do something that is not considered proper conduct.
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To use a rake on (leaves, debris, soil, a lawn, etc) in order to loosen, gather together, or remove debris from.
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Pepper is defined as to sprinkle, or to flavor with the ground peppers.
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To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
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To direct a barrage at; to bombard
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To shoot down or attack with a fusillade
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(Intransitive) To apply a force to (an object) such that it moves away from the person or thing applying the force.
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To attack, strike, or sink with a torpedo.
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To draw into; involve:
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To drop a bomb or bombs.
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(Informal) To disburse or give up money, to pay. (Often used with out).
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To move or go around completely; make a circuit of:
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To pass, or cause (individual troops) to pass, through weak places in the enemy's lines in order to attack the enemy's flanks or rear
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To pay (money or interest) before due.
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To ward off attacks from; to fight to protect; to guard.
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To allow oneself to be subjected to something:
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To resist or endure successfully.
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To refuse to cooperate with, submit to, etc.
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(Chess) To withdraw (a piece), as from a dangerous position
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To submit to the power of another, especially after resisting; give up.
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To be or provide a shield for; defend; protect; guard
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To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
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To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
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To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
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To provide shelter or refuge for; protect
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(Intransitive) To do something harmful or negative to get revenge for some harm; to fight back or respond in kind to an injury or affront.
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To function; operate:
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To apply violent force to someone or something.
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Find another word for attacking. In this page you can discover 84 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for attacking, like: assaultive, assailing, aggressing, assaulting, sniping, rounding, waylaying, warring, troubling, thrusting and striking.