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Engelsk udsagnsord: assail

1. assail (om konkurrence) attack someone physically or emotionally


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe mugger assaulted the woman.
Nightmares assailed him regularly.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)assault, attack, set on


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mere specifikke termerassault, bait, beset, blindside, bulldog, desecrate, dishonor, dishonour, jump, molest, outrage, outrage, profane, rape, ravish, reassail, rush, savage, set, set upon, sic, violate, violate

2. assail (om konkurrence) launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II.
Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)attack


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termercontend, fight, struggle


Mere specifikke termerbeleaguer, besiege, blitz, bomb, bombard, bust, cannonade, circumvent, counterattack, counterstrike, gas, hem in, hit, invade, occupy, pelt, pepper, raid, storm, strafe, strike, submarine, surprise, surround, torpedo


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningaggress, attack


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)defend

3. assail (om kommunikation) attack in speech or writing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)assault, attack, lash out, round, snipe


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercriticise, criticize, knock, pick apart


Mere specifikke termerabuse, barrage, blackguard, blister, bombard, clapperclaw, claw, rip, rubbish, scald, shout, vitriol, whang, whip









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