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1. assailant

noun. ['əˈseɪlənt'] someone who attacks.

Synonyms

  • iconoclast
  • lapidator
  • attacker
  • wolf
  • bludgeoner
  • aggressor
  • savage
  • spiller
  • yobo
  • brute
  • stoner
  • night rider
  • ruffian
  • assaulter
  • roughneck
  • marauder
  • wildcat
  • wrongdoer
  • stabber
  • nightrider
  • shedder
  • yob
  • harasser
  • harrier
  • offender
  • tough
  • yobbo
  • beast
  • rowdy
  • retaliator
  • hooligan
  • slasher
  • predator
  • bully
  • rapist
  • avenger
  • raper
  • ambusher
  • piranha

Antonyms

  • civilized
  • praise
  • tame
  • nonviolent

Etymology

  • asaillant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Assailant

  • tetravalent
  • monovalent
  • inhalant
  • divalent

Example sentences of the word assailant


1. Noun, singular or mass
The mere sight of a hand gun can cause your assailant to flee.

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