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To try to hit or attack someone or something - thesaurus

Synonyms

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

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More synonyms

have/take a pop at

informal if someone has or takes a pop at you, they try to hit you

strike at

to try to hit or kick something such as a ball with your hand, foot, or a piece of sports equipment

swipe

verb

to swing your arm and hit or to try to hit someone or something, using your hand or an object

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