What does assail mean?

assail in AZ Dictionary

(v) To attack with or as if with violent blows; attack.
(v) To attack verbally, much like ridicule or censure. See Synonyms at attack.
(v) To trouble; beset: had been assailed by doubts.
(v) To attack violently.
(v) assault some one physically or emotionally
(v) attack in address or writing
to-fall upon with assault; attack; attack.
To strike with reasoning, arguments, censure, punishment, criticism, appeals, entreaties, or whatever bears upon the mind or emotions: as, to assail an obnoxious person with jeers.
to-fall upon; deliver something to bear upon or against; are exposed to: as, the ship had been assailed by a severe violent storm.

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  • Sentence for "assail"
  • Synonym for "assail"
    • assault, encounter, invade, attack, attack
  • Verb Forms for "assail"
    • assailableness, assailed, assailing, assaillant, assails
  • Phrases for "assail"
    • assail Vice, assail Vice
  • Rhyme for "assail"
    • Bayle, Bayle, Braille, Braille, Dail
  • Hyponym for "assail"
    • ravish, sic, rush, profane, set
  • Cross Reference for "assail"
    • attack
  • Same Context for "assail"
    • youput, youput, unharassed, unharassed
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