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  • as inattack
  • as inhit

synonyms for braining

  • ambush
  • assail
  • assault
  • beat
  • besiege
  • blast
  • bombard
  • charge
  • harm
  • hit
  • hurt
  • infiltrate
  • invade
  • raid
  • stab
  • storm
  • strike
  • advance
  • aggress
  • bash
  • bat
  • bean
  • beset
  • biff
  • 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
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antonyms for braining

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  • aid
  • assist
  • guard
  • help
  • leave alone
  • lose
  • protect
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • decrease
  • be lazy
  • defend
  • resist
  • shelter
  • shield
  • slough off
  • submit
  • support
  • sustain
  • withstand
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    How to use braining in a sentence

    I am about to fulfil a great act of justice by braining you with my cudgel like a wolf caught in a trap.
    THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
    I know of a man who once came within an inch of braining his fellow-soldier.
    THE GOLDEN CENSERJOHN MCGOVERN
    Perhaps I might pick up something—a griddle would be a weapon handy for braining a man, or even a frying pan would do.
    THE LADY OF LYNNWALTER BESANT
    What would there be to prevent my braining the Indian in his tracks and then escape?
    SEVEN AND NINE YEARS AMONG THE CAMANCHES AND APACHESEDWIN EASTMAN
    I was not afraid of his shooting me, but had been afraid of his braining me with the butt end of it.
    THE FRONTIER BOYS IN THE SIERRASWYN ROOSEVELT
    Old fishermen ran down to the wharf for which the Spray was heading, apparently intent upon braining herself there.
    SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLDJOSHUA SLOCUM
    It was something that they prevented the mace of chivalry from utterly braining humankind.
    LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOL. 17, NO. 97, JANUARY, 1876VARIOUS
    "I guess that was nigh braining the child," quoth Miss Amanda, with the greatest coolness, and without making the least apology.
    ROUGHING IT IN THE BUSHSUSANNA MOODIE
    The mast snapped like a pipe-stem and crashed upon the deck, braining the helmsman in its fall.
    THE ADVENTURES OF ULYSSES THE WANDERERCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
    Insane Dervishes and Santons meditate the propriety of braining the infidel Howadji.
    HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. XXIV, MAY 1852, VOL. IVVARIOUS
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