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The act of invading, especially the entrance of an armed force into a territory to conquer.
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  1. The act of invading, especially the entrance of an armed force into a territory to conquer.
  2. An invading or being invaded
  3. An intrusion or encroachment:
A military attack, such as one launched against a fortified area or place.
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  1. A military attack, such as one launched against a fortified area or place.
  2. The concluding stage of an attack in which close combat occurs with the enemy.
  3. The close-combat phase of an attack
The forces making such a raid
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  1. The forces making such a raid
  2. A flight of a combat aircraft on a mission.
  3. An armed attack, especially one made from a place surrounded by enemy forces.
The period each fall, winter, and spring when television ratings are accrued and studied and advertising rates are reset.
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  1. The period each fall, winter, and spring when television ratings are accrued and studied and advertising rates are reset.
  2. (Football) An end run in which one or more linemen leave the line of scrimmage and block in advance of the ball carrier.
  3. The taking or winning of all; complete victory or success, as in a series of contests
The act of entering another's territory or domain.
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  1. The act of entering another's territory or domain.
  2. An aggressive entrance into foreign territory; a raid or invasion.
  3. A sudden, brief invasion or raid
A sudden attack or raid into enemy territory, as to seize something or to plunder
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  1. A sudden attack or raid into enemy territory, as to seize something or to plunder
  2. A sudden raid or military advance.
  3. A venture or an initial attempt, especially outside one's usual area:
The act of confiscating a person’s property by legal process; a forcible taking of property into custody by a court. The act of confiscating a person’s property by legal process; a forcible taking of property into custody by a court.
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  1. The act of confiscating a person’s property by legal process; a forcible taking of property into custody by a court. The act of confiscating a person’s property by legal process; a forcible taking of property into custody by a court.
  2. 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.
  3. A sudden episode of transient neurologic symptoms such as involuntary muscle movements, sensory disturbances and altered consciousness. A seizure is caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain, which is often diagnosed on an electroencephalogram.
The act of driving cattle, etc. together on the range and collecting them in a herd, as for branding, inspection, or shipping
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  1. The act of driving cattle, etc. together on the range and collecting them in a herd, as for branding, inspection, or shipping
  2. The cowboys, horses, etc. that do this work
  3. Any similar driving together, collecting, or gathering
A piece of sculpture representing the head, shoulders, and upper chest of a human body
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  1. A piece of sculpture representing the head, shoulders, and upper chest of a human body
  2. A woman's breasts.
  3. (Informal) A spree:
To set upon with violent force.
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  1. To set upon with violent force.
  2. To start work on with purpose and vigor:
  3. To use force against in order to harm; start a fight with; strike out at with physical or military force; assault
To have a forceful effect on
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  1. To have a forceful effect on
  2. To attack violently, as with blows or military force; assault.
  3. To attack physically and violently; assault
A low-pressure atmospheric disturbance resulting in strong winds accompanied by rain, snow, or other precipitation and often by thunder and lightning.
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  1. A low-pressure atmospheric disturbance resulting in strong winds accompanied by rain, snow, or other precipitation and often by thunder and lightning.
  2. To blow with strong winds and usually produce copious rain, snow, or other precipitation:
  3. To travel around (a place) vigorously in an attempt to gain support:
(Informal) To be a complete failure
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  1. (Informal) To be a complete failure
  2. To drop a bomb or bombs.
  3. To attack, damage, or destroy with a bomb or bombs
To separate from the shell or covering
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  1. To separate from the shell or covering
  2. The usually hard outer covering of certain animals, such as mollusks, insects, and turtles.
  3. A set of electron orbitals that have nearly the same energy. Electrons in outer shells have greater energy than those in shells closer to the nucleus. Elements in the Periodic Table range from the lightest elements with electrons normally occupying one shell (hydrogen and helium) to the heaviest, with electrons in seven shells (radium and uranium, for instance).
To direct a stream of particles at (atomic nuclei) to produce nuclear transmutations
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  1. To direct a stream of particles at (atomic nuclei) to produce nuclear transmutations
  2. To attack with a cannon firing stone balls.
  3. To attack with bombs, shells, or missiles.
To direct gunfire along (a line of troops, the deck of a ship, etc.)
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  1. To direct gunfire along (a line of troops, the deck of a ship, etc.)
  2. (--- Informal) To gain in abundance. Often used with in :
  3. To use a rake.
To destroy decisively; wreck:
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  1. To destroy decisively; wreck:
  2. To attack, damage, or destroy with or as with a torpedo
  3. To attack, strike, or sink with a torpedo.
To attack with gunfire; esp., to attack (ground positions, troops, etc.) with machine-gun fire from low-flying aircraft
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  1. To attack with gunfire; esp., to attack (ground positions, troops, etc.) with machine-gun fire from low-flying aircraft
To attack vigorously or move forward as if attacking
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  1. To attack vigorously or move forward as if attacking
  2. To bear down on or set upon with force; attack vigorously
  3. To excite; rouse:
To engage in plundering or burglary, as during a riot or natural disaster
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  1. To engage in plundering or burglary, as during a riot or natural disaster
  2. To take by force or without right; steal:
  3. To take goods from (a place) by force or without right, especially in time of war or lawlessness; plunder:
To make a violent assault upon; attack.
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  1. To make a violent assault upon; attack.
  2. In criminal and tort law, an act, usually consisting of a threat or attempt to inflict bodily injury upon another person, coupled with the apparent present ability to succeed in carrying out the threat or the attempt if not prevented, that causes the person to have a reasonable fear or apprehension of immediate harmful or offensive contact. No intent to cause battery or the fear or apprehension is required so long as the victim is placed in reasonable apprehension or fear. No actual physical injury is needed to establish an assault, but if there is any physical contact, the act constitutes both an assault and a battery.
  3. To attack verbally; criticize or denounce.
(Informal) To obtain by foraging:
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  1. (Informal) To obtain by foraging:
  2. To collect forage from; strip of food or supplies:
  3. To search for what one needs or wants
To practice piracy (upon)
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  1. To practice piracy (upon)
  2. To publish, reproduce, or make use of without authorization (a literary work, musical recording, film, etc.), esp. in violation of a copyright
  3. To act as a pirate; practice piracy.
To rove in search of plunder; make raids
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  1. To rove in search of plunder; make raids
  2. To rove and raid in search of plunder.
  3. To raid; plunder; pillage
To place into a sack:
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  1. To place into a sack:
  2. (Slang) To dismiss (a person) from a job; discharge
  3. (Football) To tackle (a quarterback attempting to pass the ball) behind the line of scrimmage.
To search thoroughly; examine every part of in searching
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  1. To search thoroughly; examine every part of in searching
  2. To go through (a place) stealing valuables and causing disarray; pillage:
  3. To make a vigorous and thorough search of (a place, person) with a view to stealing something, especially when leaving behind a state of disarray.
To deprive of something valuable, especially by force; rob:
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  1. To deprive of something valuable, especially by force; rob:
  2. To deprive of something of value by or as by force; rob; plunder
  3. To ruin, especially by destroying or removing what is valuable:
To enter and spread through with harmful effects
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  1. To enter and spread through with harmful effects
  2. To enter and proliferate in bodily tissue, as a pathogen:
  3. To enter forcibly or hostilely; come into as an enemy
To crowd around; hem in:
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  1. To crowd around; hem in:
  2. To assail or ply, as with requests or demands.
  3. To hem in with armed forces, esp. for a sustained attack; lay siege to
To seize wrongfully or by force; steal:
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  1. To seize wrongfully or by force; steal:
  2. To rob or despoil (a person or place) by force, esp. in warfare
  3. To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war; pillage:
To deprive of money or property by violence; loot
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  1. To deprive of money or property by violence; loot
  2. To take spoils by force.
  3. To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war; plunder.
To set up a blockade against:
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  1. To set up a blockade against:
  2. To subject to a blockade
A sudden attack or raid into enemy territory, as to seize something or to plunder
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  1. A sudden attack or raid into enemy territory, as to seize something or to plunder
  2. A sudden raid or military advance.
  3. A venture or an initial attempt, especially outside one's usual area:
The act of entering another's territory or domain.
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  1. The act of entering another's territory or domain.
  2. An aggressive entrance into foreign territory; a raid or invasion.
  3. A sudden, brief invasion or raid
An advance, especially at another's expense; an encroachment:
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  1. An advance, especially at another's expense; an encroachment:
  2. A sudden invasion or raid
  3. A hostile invasion; a raid.
The act of invading, especially the entrance of an armed force into a territory to conquer.
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  1. The act of invading, especially the entrance of an armed force into a territory to conquer.
  2. An invading or being invaded
  3. An intrusion or encroachment:
To batter or buffet. Used of the wind or storms:
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  1. To batter or buffet. Used of the wind or storms:
  2. To raid, esp. repeatedly, and ravage or rob; pillage; plunder
  3. To disturb, distress, or exhaust by repeated demands or criticism; harass.
To rove and raid in search of plunder.
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  1. To rove and raid in search of plunder.
  2. To rove in search of plunder; make raids
  3. To raid; plunder; pillage
To make a foray (into enemy territory, an unfamiliar situation, etc.)
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  1. To make a foray (into enemy territory, an unfamiliar situation, etc.)
To enter forcibly or hostilely; come into as an enemy
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  1. To enter forcibly or hostilely; come into as an enemy
  2. To enter and proliferate in bodily tissue, as a pathogen:
  3. To encroach or intrude on; violate:
To run or extend beyond (certain limits)
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  1. To run or extend beyond (certain limits)
  2. To spread swiftly throughout, as ideas, a fad, etc.
  3. To invade, defeat, or conquer by a rapid, broad advance
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