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attack

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  • nounphysical assault
  • nounverbal assault
  • nounsudden dysfunction or disorder
  • verbassault physically
  • verbassault verbally
  • verbset to work
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Synonyms for attack

noun physical assault
  • aggression
  • barrage
  • charge
  • incursion
  • intervention
  • intrusion
  • invasion
  • offensive
  • onslaught
  • outbreak
  • raid
  • rape
  • skirmish
  • strike
  • violation
  • advance
  • assailing
  • blitz
  • blitzkrieg
  • defilement
  • drive
  • encounter
  • encroachment
  • foray
  • initiative
  • inroad
  • irruption
  • mugging
  • offense
  • onrush
  • onset
  • push
  • rush
  • storming
  • thrust
  • volley
  • assailment
  • dirty deed

Antonyms for attack

  • retreat
  • pull
  • aid
  • defense
  • flight
  • health
  • protection
  • reprisal
  • resistance
  • shelter
  • shield
  • submission
  • support
  • surrender
  • sustenance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to attack

accuse

verb. place blame for wrongdoing, fault

attempt

verb. try, make effort
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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