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attacking

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  • verbassault physically
  • verbassault verbally
  • verbset to work
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Synonyms for attacking

verb assault physically
  • ambush
  • assail
  • assault
  • beat
  • besiege
  • blast
  • bombard
  • charge
  • harm
  • hit
  • hurt
  • infiltrate
  • invade
  • raid
  • stab
  • storm
  • strike
  • advance
  • aggress
  • bash
  • bat
  • bean
  • beset
  • biff
  • blister
  • boot
  • bop
  • brain
  • bust
  • clip
  • clock
  • club
  • combat
  • cook
  • jump
  • kick
  • larrup
  • molest
  • mug
  • overwhelm
  • punch
  • rush
  • slog
  • soak
  • wallop
  • whop
  • boff
  • chop down
  • knock block off
  • knock cold
  • knock for a loop
  • lay siege to
  • light into
  • pounce upon
  • set upon
  • take the offensive
  • turn on

Antonyms for attacking

  • aid
  • assist
  • guard
  • help
  • leave alone
  • lose
  • protect
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • decrease
  • be lazy
  • defend
  • resist
  • shelter
  • shield
  • slough off
  • submit
  • support
  • sustain
  • withstand
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to attacking

aggressive

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