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synonyms for assailed

  • bombarded
  • bombed
  • invaded
  • stormed
  • fired upon
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How to use assailed in a sentence

Belief in his own value had never been thus assailed before; that he was indispensable had been an ultimate assurance.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
But among the conflicting sensations which assailed her, there was neither shame nor remorse.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
As others are, they were assailed from without and within with temptations to fail in their duty; and before those they fell.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Stepping briskly aside, he was up to the table, and his busy blade drove back the man who assailed him across it.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He had therefore little right to expect indulgence from the party which he had unfairly and malignantly assailed.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
A perfect torrent of thoughts assailed Henry as he sat crouched on the office steps.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
The government was assailed with equal violence from widely different quarters.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
They uttered fierce cries, and assailed Young Glory with menaces.
YOUNG GLORY AND THE SPANISH CRUISERWALTER FENTON MOTT
This loneliness caused a feeling of profound depression, and she was assailed by all sorts of gloomy presentiments.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
Such was the temptation which assailed the other boys in dormitory Number 7; and Eric among the number.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ASSAILED

  • assailed
  • bombarded
  • bombed
  • fired upon
  • invaded
  • stormed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.