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To try to hit or attack someone or something - synonyms or related words

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

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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