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1. attack

noun. ['əˈtæk'] (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons).

Synonyms

  • fire
  • banzai charge
  • penetration
  • ground attack
  • coup de main
  • blitzkrieg
  • diversion
  • onslaught
  • bombing
  • diversionary attack
  • firing
  • counterattack
  • operation
  • countermove
  • military operation
  • incursion
  • onset
  • strike
  • bombardment
  • strafe
  • charge
  • onrush
  • banzai attack
  • assault
  • surprise attack

Antonyms

  • fail
  • leave
  • abstain
  • agree

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

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Example sentences of the word angle-of-attack


1. Noun Phrase
This changes the angle of attack, or the angle at which the wings are cutting into the wind.

2. Noun Phrase
Pick at it with your slicker brush and don't be afraid to change your angle of attack often.

2. attack

verb. ['əˈtæk'] launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with.

Synonyms

  • blitz
  • circumvent
  • bombard
  • surround
  • storm
  • hem in
  • pepper
  • invade
  • bomb
  • pelt
  • besiege
  • raid
  • occupy
  • submarine
  • bust
  • cannonade
  • surprise
  • torpedo
  • counterattack
  • beleaguer
  • hit
  • contend
  • gas
  • strike
  • assail
  • strafe
  • counterstrike
  • aggress
  • fight

Antonyms

  • pay cash
  • whisper
  • cool
  • square

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

3. attack

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • overcharge
  • discharge
  • unburden
  • empty

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

4. attack

verb. ['əˈtæk'] take the initiative and go on the offensive.

Synonyms

  • assail
  • check
  • act
  • harass
  • aggress
  • fork
  • move
  • pin

Antonyms

  • negative charge
  • positive charge
  • credit
  • arise

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

5. attack

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • top
  • bottom
  • thin
  • reduce

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

6. attack

noun. ['əˈtæk'] an offensive move in a sport or game.

Synonyms

  • counterattack
  • play
  • turn

Antonyms

  • smart bomb
  • pass
  • idle
  • bore

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

7. attack

noun. ['əˈtæk'] intense adverse criticism.

Synonyms

  • blast
  • unfavorable judgment
  • flack
  • criticism
  • flak

Antonyms

  • roughen
  • stand still
  • surrender
  • hire

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

8. angle

noun. ['ˈæŋgəl'] the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians.

Synonyms

  • internal angle
  • view angle
  • angle of view
  • incidence angle
  • salient angle
  • vertical angle
  • wave angle
  • angle of dip
  • magnetic variation
  • dogleg
  • oblique angle
  • azimuth
  • plane angle
  • polyhedral angle
  • space
  • axil
  • AZ
  • reflex angle
  • cutting angle
  • external angle
  • helix angle
  • complementary angles
  • variation
  • angle of reflection
  • right angle
  • angular distance
  • magnetic inclination
  • magnetic declination
  • spherical angle
  • angle of incidence
  • face angle
  • inclination
  • fork
  • lead
  • exterior angle
  • tilt angle
  • round angle
  • magnetic dip
  • angle of extinction
  • angle of refraction
  • interior angle
  • perigon
  • crotch
  • dip
  • solid angle
  • extinction angle
  • angle of inclination

Antonyms

  • reentrant angle
  • oblique angle
  • disinclination
  • dislike

Etymology

  • anglelen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • angel (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. angle

verb. ['ˈæŋgəl'] move or proceed at an angle.

Synonyms

  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • be active
  • expand
  • stretch
  • extension

Etymology

  • anglelen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • angel (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. angle

noun. ['ˈæŋgəl'] a biased way of looking at or presenting something.

Synonyms

  • stand
  • point of view
  • standpoint
  • slant

Antonyms

  • antitype
  • inactivity
  • impartiality
  • partiality

Etymology

  • anglelen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • angel (Middle English (1100-1500))
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