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To attack a person or object - synonyms or related words

attack

verb

to use violence to harm a person, animal, or place

assault

verb

to attack someone violently

strike at

to make a sudden violent or illegal attack on someone or something

set on

to attack someone or something

mug

verb

to attack someone in a public place and steal their money, jewelry, or other possessions

fly at

to attack someone violently

ambush

verb

to attack someone after hiding and waiting for them

assail

verb

formal

to physically attack or severely criticize someone

go for

informal

to attack someone physically

come at

to suddenly move toward someone in order to threaten them or attack them physically

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a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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