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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: assail(0.01096 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to assail.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: attack someone physically or emotionally; “The mugger
assaulted the woman”; “Nightmares assailed him
regularly” [syn: assault, set on, attack]
2: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start
warfare with; “Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939
and started World War II”; “Serbian forces assailed
Bosnian towns all week” [syn: attack] [ant: defend]
3: attack in speech or writing; “The editors of the
left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker” [syn: attack,
round, lash out, snipe, assault]
English → English (gcide)
Assail \As*sail"\ ([a^]s*s[=a]l"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Assailed (-s[=a]ld"); p. pr. & vb. n. Assailing.] [OE.
assailen, asailen, OF. asaillir, assailler, F. assaillir; a
(L. ad) + saillir to burst out, project, fr. L. salire to
leap, spring; cf. L. assilire to leap or spring upon. See
1. To attack with violence, or in a vehement and hostile
manner; to assault; to molest; as, to assail a man with
blows; to assail a city with artillery.
No rude noise mine ears assailing. --Cowper.
No storm can now assail
The charm he wears within. --Keble.
2. To encounter or meet purposely with the view of mastering,
as an obstacle, difficulty, or the like.
The thorny wilds the woodmen fierce assail. --Pope.
3. To attack morally, or with a view to produce changes in
the feelings, character, conduct, existing usages,
institutions; to attack by words, hostile influence, etc.;
as, to assail one with appeals, arguments, abuse,
ridicule, and the like.
The papal authority . . . assailed. --Hallam.
They assailed him with keen invective; they assailed
him with still keener irony. --Macaulay.
Syn: To attack; assault; invade; encounter; fall upon. See