Words Like ASSAULT
We have put together a list of words that are similar to ASSAULT.
35 Alternative Words Similar to assault
4 examples of assault
to make assault upon a man, a house, or a town
to make an assault on the prerogatives of a prince, or on the constitution of a government
to assault a reputation or an administration
Nightmares assailed him regularly
10 definitions of assault
A violent onset or attack with physical means, as blows, weapons, etc.; an onslaught; the rush or charge of an attacking force; onset.
A violent onset or attack with moral weapons, as words, arguments, appeals, and the like.
An apparently violent attempt, or willful offer with force or violence, to do hurt to another; an attempt or offer to beat another, accompanied by a degree of violence, but without touching his person, as by lifting the fist, or a cane, in a threatening manner, or by striking at him, and missing him. If the blow aimed takes effect, it is a battery.
To make an assault upon, as by a sudden rush of armed men; to attack with unlawful or insulting physical violence or menaces.
To attack with moral means, or with a view of producing moral effects; to attack by words, arguments, or unfriendly measures; to assail.
a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
force (someone) to have sex against their will
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attack someone physically or emotionally
attack in speech or writing