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An attack on someone - thesaurus

Synonyms

attack

noun

a violent attempt to harm a person, animal, or place

assault

noun

a physical attack on someone, or the crime of physically attacking someone

bashing

noun

a violent physical attack on someone, especially because of the group they belong to

onslaught

noun

an attack

charge

noun

an attack by people or animals running very fast towards someone or something

counterattack

noun

an attack against someone who has just attacked you in a war, game, or argument

pounding

noun

repeated hard hits or heavy attack

swoop

noun

a sudden and unexpected attack on a place, especially by police

salvo

noun

a sudden attack on an opponent

tanning

noun

an act of hitting someone many times, especially with a stick

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More synonyms

aggression

noun

a situation in which someone attacks another person

counteroffensive

noun

an attack against someone who has already attacked you, especially a military attack

descent

noun

a sudden and unpleasant visit or attack

offence

noun

formal the process of attacking someone or something

shot

noun

informal something that you say or do as an attack

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