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Certainly, the past year alone has assailed each of us with the fear of covid infection, loneliness, the death of loved ones and sickening instances of racial and ethnic injustice.
Ahead of the vote, GOP lawmakers assailed the legislation as a defund-the-police effort.
She felt the temptation assail her, as of late it had been assailing her faintly, to explore this territory.
The bishop and his episcopals can not be hair-brained enough to seek to restore old conditions and assail our liberty.
They did not understand this manouvre, and supposed it to signify that the lieutenant did not deem it prudent to assail them.
Without waiting for them to assail him, the youth dashed forward like a panther at bay.
THE YOUNG RANCHERSEDWARD S. ELLIS
If he wheeled about to assail the buck he was without a single weapon, while the Sioux was doubly armed.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
The partizans of abolition could assail the system at its foundation.
Have faith in the immortality of the soul, which no pain, no mortal disease, can assail or touch!'
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
It was a dangerous agitation; it had become popular; there was no telling where it would end, or what it might not assail.

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sine dieadverb | [sahy-nee -dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne -dee-e ]SEE DEFINITION