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See definition of assailing on Dictionary.com
  • as inaggressive
  • as inoffensive
  • as inassailment
  • as inattack

synonyms for assailing

  • combative
  • contentious
  • destructive
  • intrusive
  • threatening
  • advancing
  • antipathetic
  • attacking
  • barbaric
  • bellicose
  • disruptive
  • disturbing
  • encroaching
  • hawkish
  • intruding
  • invading
  • martial
  • militant
  • offensive
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • rapacious
  • warlike
  • aggressive
  • belligerent
  • invading
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antonyms for assailing

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  • calm
  • complaisant
  • easygoing
  • laid-back
    • retreat
    • pull
    • aid
    • defense
    • flight
    • health
    • protection
    • reprisal
    • resistance
    • shelter
    • shield
    • submission
    • support
    • surrender
    • sustenance
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    How to use assailing in a sentence

    Giuliani assailed mail-in voting, calling it “outrageous” and “very suspicious,” even though Pennsylvania’s mail-in balloting was approved by a Republican state legislative majority in 2019.
    PA. ATTORNEY GENERAL SAYS THERE’S NO NEED FOR ADDITIONAL INTERVENTION BY SUPREME COURT WITH MAIL BALLOTSREIS THEBAULT, ROBERT BARNES, HANNAH KNOWLESNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    The party’s official 2020 platform shrunk to a brief resolution that assailed the news media and heaped praise on the president.
    ELECTION REVEALS DEEPER DIVIDES BETWEEN RED AND BLUE AMERICAPHILIP RUCKER, ROBERT COSTANOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    She felt the temptation assail her, as of late it had been assailing her faintly, to explore this territory.
    THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
    But Richard would cross himself and mutter prayers, calling on every saint to fight against the assailing devils.
    GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
    But those who expected the Blackfeet to flee in panic when they observed the doubling of the assailing forces, were much mistaken.
    THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS
    All the while the Indians were lying in wait and assailing all who ventured beyond the fortifications of the camp.
    FOUR AMERICAN INDIANSEDSON L. WHITNEY
    He shrank from assailing the Hofcavalier until he should have won the others, knowing well the obstinacy of her resolution.
    DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
    Every man lost in assailing Hougomont, beyond what was necessary for keeping the English right employed, was wasted.
    BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. B. (HEREFORD BROOKE) GEORGE
    The modern Sparta may be vanquished by the imperial democrats assailing her from East and West.
    THE CRIME AGAINST EUROPEROGER CASEMENT
    The great rebellion which for four long years had been assailing the nation's life was quelled.
    ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM H. HERNDON
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO ASSAILING

    • advancing
    • antipathetic
    • assailing
    • attacking
    • barbaric
    • bellicose
    • combative
    • contentious
    • destructive
    • disruptive
    • disturbing
    • encroaching
    • hawkish
    • intruding
    • intrusive
    • invading
    • martial
    • militant
    • offensive
    • pugnacious
    • quarrelsome
    • rapacious
    • threatening
    • warlike
    • aggressive
    • assailing
    • belligerent
    • invading
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.