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It gives her a scapegoat—an outside, personal, attackable cause for the limitations and defeats she suffers.

With cannon on their left flank, and such a gullet to pass through, one may hope they will be in rather an attackable condition.

If they return, they will be but as they were as to dominion; if they continue, they will leave New York an attackable post.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from French attaquer (16c.), from Florentine Italian attaccare (battaglia) "join (battle)," thus the word is a doublet of attach, which was used 15c.-17c. also in the sense now reserved to attack. Related: Attacked; attacking.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ATTACKABLE

liable

adjectiveopen, likely
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