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1. assail

verb. ['əˈseɪl'] 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
  • rape
  • beset
  • assault
  • set upon

Antonyms

  • smart bomb
  • pass
  • idle
  • bore

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Words that Rhyme with Assail

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • travail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • prevail
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • mcgrail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale

2. assail

verb. ['əˈseɪl'] 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
  • barrage
  • blackguard
  • assault
  • snipe

Antonyms

  • make peace
  • confront
  • uncover
  • refrain

3. assail

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • end
  • finish
  • evolution
  • exit

Example sentences of the word assail


1. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Tackling the budget first thing in the morning may help, even if you do have some other emotions that rise up and assail you.

2. Verb, base form
Baroody goes on to say, when referring to kidney stones: “By reducing acid-forming products from entering the body, the chances are better that this painful acid condition will not assail you.”

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