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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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  • plaque
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Example sentences of the word asthma-attack


1. Noun Phrase
Perform your workout slowly and listen to your body to avoid an asthma attack.

2. Noun Phrase
If the person suffers from asthma, he may suffer an asthma attack.

3. Noun Phrase
During an asthma attack, the airways become inflamed and constricted, making it difficult to breathe normally.

4. Noun Phrase
During an asthma attack, you experience breathing difficulties such as wheezing, shortness of breath and coughing.

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. attack

noun. ['əˈtæk'] ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation.

Synonyms

  • avenue
  • formulation
  • plan of attack
  • conceptualization
  • conceptualisation

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

9. attack

verb. ['əˈtæk'] set to work upon; turn one's energies vigorously to a task.

Synonyms

  • begin
  • set out
  • set about
  • start out
  • get down
  • get
  • start

Antonyms

  • inaction
  • linger
  • absolve
  • calm

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

10. attack

noun. ['əˈtæk'] a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase.

Synonyms

  • commencement
  • tone-beginning
  • start

Antonyms

  • make peace
  • confront
  • uncover
  • exit

Etymology

  • attaque (French)
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