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To try to hit or attack someone or something

lash out

to try to hit or attack someone suddenly and violently

strike at

to try to hit someone or something with your hand or a weapon

strike out

to try to hit or attack someone or something

hit out

to try to hit someone or something in an uncontrolled way

slash

verb

to try to cut someone or something in a violent way

target

verb

to intend or to try to attack someone or something

swing

verb

to try to hit someone or something by making a smooth curving movement with your hand, a weapon, or a piece of sports equipment

lunge

verb

to move suddenly and with a lot of force in order to catch, hit, or avoid something or someone

aim

verb

to point a gun or an object you are throwing at something that you want to hit

take aim

to look at something and decide how to throw or kick in order to hit it

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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