Part of speech:
To attack physically and violently; assault
To watch a timed online auction and place a winning bid at the last possible moment.
To approach and speak to (a person on the way to a destination or in the middle of an activity):
To trouble is to cause pain, distress or worry.
To force into a specified condition or situation:
To begin a military attack:
To travel around (a place) vigorously in an attempt to gain support:
To break into pieces
Slander is to make false statements about someone, usually to hurt his reputation.
To perform with great haste:
The definition of inveigh is to rant against something, or to speak or write about something with great hostility.
To enter by force in order to conquer or pillage:
(Obs.) To attack; assail
To wear away (the edges of fabric, for example) by rubbing.
To engage in or carry on (a war, conflict, case, etc.)
1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost:
To tear down or break apart the structure of; raze.
To find fault with:
To strive in combat; fight
To oppose in battle; fight against.
To be in opposition or disagreement:
(Heraldry) To place a charge on (an escutcheon).
Censure is defined as to criticize or judge in a harsh manner.
To castigate is to criticize or punish someone severely.
The definition of bombard is to attack continuously or repeatedly.
To place responsibility for (something):
To close in on; crowd around
To trouble persistently; harass.
The definition of beleaguer means to harass with several issues.
To perform or undergo the first part of an action; start:
To oppose as in a battle; fight
To strike with a violent blow; smash (in)
To evaluate; assess:
To attack from a concealed position.
To formally institute a legal action against a person or corporation wherein they are charged with committing a crime.
To fasten by means of tackle
To deliberately begin to do (something):
To revile is to criticize in an abusive or hostile way, or to spread negative information about.
To annoy, interfere with, or meddle with so as to trouble or harm, or with intent to trouble or harm
To leave (an organization, for example) suddenly or in violation of an agreement:
(Informal) To photograph (a person's face) for police files.
To go into in a sharp, thrusting way
To beat or strike as with a club
To seize and hold or carry off (a person) against that person's will, by force or fraud, often for ransom
To defeat completely and decisively:
To bat against (a pitcher or kind of pitch) successfully:
To hit or strike repeatedly; pound
To punt in football.
To strike with the fist
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.
To seduce is to persuade someone to do something that is not considered proper conduct.
To use a rake on (leaves, debris, soil, a lawn, etc) in order to loosen, gather together, or remove debris from.
Pepper is defined as to sprinkle, or to flavor with the ground peppers.
To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
To attack, strike, or sink with a torpedo.
To draw into; involve:
To drop a bomb or bombs.
To move or go around completely; make a circuit of:
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
To pay (money or interest) before due.
An explosion, as of dynamite
The discharge of firearms or artillery:
The definition of approach refers to the process of going towards something.
An effort or a try.
The definition of a sortie is a mission by a military plane, or a raid made while being surrounded by an enemy.
Any persistent attempt to gain control, overcome opposition, etc.
The state, quality, or way of being fitted:
A surprise attack or movement, as in war
The definition of a coup is a political uprising in which power changes hands or a successful strategic move.
The recurrence of a disease after apparent improvement
An attack made in opposition to, or in reprisal for, another attack
A shutting off of a port or region of a belligerent state by the troops or ships of the enemy in order to prevent passage in or out in time of war
(--- Law) An illegal act done forcefully against another's person, rights, or property; also, legal action for damages resulting from this
(Sports) An exchange of strokes in a court game, such as volleyball, ending when one side fails to make a good return and resulting in a point or the loss of service.
A sudden thrust or pass, as with a sword.
The means or apparatus for controlling and directing an automobile:
(Informal) A period of physical or mental disorder or distress:
A zigzag course, or movement in such a course
An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
A method of operating.
A unit of such a curriculum:
The definition of an onslaught is a violent attack, or a situation where you are suddenly bombarded with a lot of things or people all at once.
The definition of a tirade is a long and bitter speech.
An instance of abnormal, especially excessive electrical activity in the brain, causing symptoms such as involuntary muscle movements and the loss of awareness or the ability to pay attention.
Violent response to an act of harm or perceived injustice.
The definition of a paroxysm is a sudden physical response including laughing or sneezing.
Offensive is an organized campaign or plan of action, normally created by the military or created to achieve some specific political aim or goal.
Denunciatory or abusive language; vituperation:
The definition of an invasion is the entering or taking over of a place, or being entered by force.
The definition of an incursion is an invasion, or the act of entering into an activity or place.
A speech or writing which bitterly denounces something.
A sudden visit or attack; an onslaught:
Denunciation is defined as the act of condemning or accusing in public, or giving formal notice of the end of an agreement.
An unprovoked attack or warlike act; specif., the use of armed force by a state in violation of its international obligations
The definition of bout means a fight or competition.
A planned, often unannounced meeting with a person with a serious personal problem, such as addiction, in order to persuade the person to seek treatment.
An inappropriate or unwelcome addition.
The power or ability to begin or to follow through energetically with a plan or task; enterprise and determination.
The person, army, etc. that is attacking
Skill or command in a particular activity:
A particular course of action or way of doing something
A course of movement
To allow oneself to be subjected to something:
To resist or endure successfully.
To refuse to cooperate with, submit to, etc.
(Chess) To withdraw (a piece), as from a dangerous position
To submit to the power of another, especially after resisting; give up.
To be or provide a shield for; defend; protect; guard
To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
To provide shelter or refuge for; protect
The fact or state of being defended
Submission is defined as acting always obedient, particularly to a master.
A wish for a person's health and happiness, as in drinking a toast
Something that provides help, support, or relief, such as money or supplies:
One that protects:
The act or process of giving up the use of a narcotic drug to which one has become addicted, typically accompanied by distressing physiological and mental effects (withdrawal symptoms)
To function; operate:
Illness is defined as a sickness or disease, or to a period of sickness and disease.
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