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assault

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  • nounattack
  • verbattack
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Synonyms for assault

noun attack
  • aggression
  • charge
  • incursion
  • invasion
  • offensive
  • onslaught
  • rape
  • strike
  • violation
  • advance
  • onset
  • storm
  • storming

Antonyms for assault

  • retreat
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to assault

affray

noun. fight
  • altercation
  • assault
  • attack
  • battle
  • brawl
  • clash
  • disturbance
  • donnybrook
  • encounter
  • fracas
  • melee
  • quarrel
  • riot
  • ruckus
  • scuffle
  • skirmish

assailment

noun. attack
  • aggression
  • assailing
  • assault
  • charge
  • invasion
  • offense
  • offensive
  • onslaught
  • strike
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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