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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
  • placke
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Example sentences of the word panic-attack


1. Noun Phrase
Indeed, any sufferer is very likely to suffer a panic attack just from looking at the word.

2. Noun Phrase
People with this phobia often suffer panic attacks or freeze up in certain situations for no apparent reason.

3. Noun Phrase
Medical conditions, such as hypoglycemia or hyperthyroidism, can also cause panic attacks.

4. Noun Phrase
Anxiety disorders like panic attack and social phobia affect about 10 percent of the population.

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. panic

noun. ['ˈpænɪk'] an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety.

Synonyms

  • terror
  • affright
  • fright
  • fear
  • fearfulness

Antonyms

  • afraid
  • unafraid
  • disesteem
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • panique (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • πανικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

9. panic

noun. ['ˈpænɪk'] sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events.

Synonyms

  • red scare
  • scare
  • anxiousness

Antonyms

  • gutsiness
  • boldness
  • unalarming
  • nervelessness

Etymology

  • panique (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • πανικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

10. panic

verb. ['ˈpænɪk'] be overcome by a sudden fear.

Synonyms

  • freak out
  • freak
  • dread
  • fear

Antonyms

  • hardiness
  • hardihood
  • coolness
  • daring

Etymology

  • panique (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • πανικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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