Synonyms
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1. amphibious

adjective. ['æmˈfɪbiːəs'] operating or living on land and in water.

Synonyms

  • semiaquatic

Antonyms

  • terrestrial
  • submerged

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Example sentences of the word amphibious-assault


1. Noun Phrase
In the Marines, occupational specialties include amphibious assault, aviation combat, landing support and combat support.

2. Noun Phrase
The Allied amphibious assault was prefaced by steady bombardment of the Normandy beaches from air and sea.

3. Noun Phrase
During the initial hours of the amphibious assault, more than 100,000 Allied soldiers were landed.

4. Noun Phrase
In wartime, coxswains drive and beach landing craft in amphibious assaults.

2. amphibious

adjective. ['æmˈfɪbiːəs'] relating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia.

Antonyms

  • underwater

3. assault

noun. ['əˈsɔlt'] close fighting during the culmination of a military attack.

Synonyms

  • onset
  • engagement
  • storm
  • onrush
  • conflict
  • fight
  • attack
  • battle
  • resisting arrest

Antonyms

  • clean
  • reverent
  • humane
  • civilized

4. assault

verb. ['əˈsɔlt'] attack someone physically or emotionally.

Synonyms

  • dishonor
  • molest
  • profane
  • savage
  • attack
  • set
  • ravish
  • reassail
  • blindside
  • sic
  • desecrate
  • bait
  • violate
  • outrage
  • bulldog
  • set on
  • jump
  • rush
  • assail
  • rape
  • beset
  • set upon

Antonyms

  • finish
  • evolution
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize

5. assault

noun. ['əˈsɔlt'] a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped.

Synonyms

  • mugging
  • assault and battery
  • attempt
  • attack
  • battery

Antonyms

  • fame
  • esteem
  • repute
  • accept

6. assault

verb. ['əˈsɔlt'] attack in speech or writing.

Synonyms

  • whang
  • abuse
  • shout
  • scald
  • round
  • attack
  • whip
  • criticize
  • rubbish
  • claw
  • knock
  • vitriol
  • rip
  • criticise
  • clapperclaw
  • pick apart
  • lash out
  • blister
  • assail
  • barrage
  • blackguard
  • snipe

Antonyms

  • tame
  • nonviolent
  • defend
  • refrain

7. assault

noun. ['əˈsɔlt'] the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will.

Synonyms

  • rape
  • carnal abuse
  • ravishment
  • violation
  • sexual abuse
  • sex crime
  • statutory rape
  • sex offense
  • date rape

Antonyms

  • heavenly
  • sacred
  • pious
  • unworldly

8. assault

verb. ['əˈsɔlt'] force (someone) to have sex against their will.

Synonyms

  • ravish
  • set on
  • rape
  • assail
  • dishonor
  • gang-rape
  • violate
  • attack
  • outrage

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize
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