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1. 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

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Rhymes with Assault Rifle

  • zweifel
  • trifle
  • stifle
  • reifel
  • pfeifle
  • eiffel

Sentences with assault-rifle


1. Noun Phrase
From sunscreen to assault rifles, these famous inventions pioneered advances in medicine, weaponry, technology and recreation.

2. Noun Phrase
Doing so could be considered owning a banned assault rifle, which is a serious crime in New Jersey.

3. Noun Phrase
Only Springfield models manufactured after 1994 possess performance measures that are not substantially identical to banned assault rifles.

4. Noun Phrase
The primary weapon of the Navy SEAL is the assault rifle.

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. rifle

noun. ['ˈraɪfəl'] a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore.

Synonyms

  • rifle butt
  • sniper rifle
  • piece
  • M-1
  • Garand rifle
  • slide action
  • firearm
  • carbine
  • M-1 rifle
  • Garand
  • bolt
  • pump action
  • Winchester
  • precision rifle

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • black
  • white
  • break

8. rifle

verb. ['ˈraɪfəl'] steal goods; take as spoils.

Synonyms

  • deplume
  • take
  • displume
  • strip
  • despoil
  • plunder
  • reave
  • foray
  • pillage
  • loot

Antonyms

  • pack
  • dock
  • burden
  • saddle

9. rifle

verb. ['ˈraɪfəl'] go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way.

Synonyms

  • search

Antonyms

  • unbolt
  • unlock
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