Englischer Thesaurus
(Substantiv) 
Definition
a violent attack, either physical or verbal
The rebels are poised for a new assault.
Synonyme
attack
a campaign of air attacks on strategic targets
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campaign
The General's campaign against the militia has so far failed.
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strike
a nuclear strike
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rush
Throw something noisy and feign a rush at him.
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storm
the storm of the Bastille
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storming
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raid
The rebels attempted a surprise raid on a military camp.
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invasion
seven years after the Roman invasion of Britain
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charge
He led the bayonet charge from the front.
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offensive
The armed forces have launched an offensive to recapture lost ground.
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onslaught
a military onslaught against the rebels
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foray
She made her first forays into politics.
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incursion
armed incursions into border areas by rebel forces
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act of aggression
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Gegensätze
(Substantiv) 
Definition
a violent attack, either physical or verbal
At the police station, I was charged with assault.
Synonyme
battery
He has served three years for assault and battery.
, , ,
mugging
,
physical violence
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GBH (British)
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ABH (British)
(Substantiv) 
Definition
a violent attack, either physical or verbal
He levelled a verbal assault against his opponents.
Synonyme
abuse
A group of people started to heckle and shout abuse.
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attack
He launched an attack on businesses for failing to invest.
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criticism
The policy had repeatedly come under strong criticism.
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censure
It is a controversial policy which has attracted international censure.
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vilification
Clare did not deserve the vilification she was subjected to.
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calumny
He alleges that he was the victim of calumny and dirty tricks.
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character assassination
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stick (slang)
It's not motorists who give you the most stick, it's the general public.
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sideswipe
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impugnment
(Verb) 
Definition
to attack violently
The gang assaulted him in the street.
Synonyme
strike
She took two steps forward and struck him across the mouth.
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beat
He lost the boxing match and was badly beaten by his opponent.
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knock
He was mucking around and he knocked her in the stomach.
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punch
After punching him on the chin, she hit him over the head.
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belt (informal)
Is it true that she belted old George in the stomach?
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bang
We could bang on the desks and shout until they let us out.
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batter
He battered his opponent around the head.
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clip (informal)
She clipped his ear.
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slap
My yoga instructor turned up and slapped me on the shoulder.
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bash (informal)
My mother bashed her shin with a suitcase.
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deck (slang)
,
sock (slang)
,
chin (slang)
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smack
She smacked me on the side of the head.
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thump
He thumped me, nearly knocking me over.
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set about
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lay one on (slang)
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clout (informal)
The officer clouted him on the head.
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cuff
He cuffed the child across the head.
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flog
Flog them soundly!
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whack
Someone whacked him on the head.
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clobber (slang)
She clobbered him with a vase.
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smite (archaic)
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wallop (informal)
She walloped me over the head with a cushion.
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swat
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fall upon
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set upon
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lay into (informal)
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tonk (slang)
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lambast(e)
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belabour
Men began to belabour his shoulders with sticks.
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beat or knock seven bells out of (informal)
(Verb) 
Definition
to attack violently
They would be compelled to assault the capital from the south.
Synonyme
attack
The duo are believed to have attacked several people in South London.
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charge
Our general ordered us to charge the enemy.
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storm
The refugees decided to storm the embassy.
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invade
In 1944 the allies invaded the Italian mainland.
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fall on
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strike at
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swoop on
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assail
He was assailed by a young man.
Gegensätze

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of assail
Definition
to attack violently
He was assailed by a young man.
Synonyme
set about,
fall upon,
set upon,
lay into (informal),
in the sense of bang
Definition
to hit or knock, esp. with a loud noise
We could bang on the desks and shout until they let us out.
Synonyme
hit,
belt (informal),
rap,
bash (informal),
clatter,
tonk (informal),
beat or knock seven bells out of (informal)
in the sense of bash
Definition
to strike violently or crushingly
My mother bashed her shin with a suitcase.
Synonyme
hit,
belt (informal),
deck (slang),
sock (slang),
chin (slang),
clout (informal),
whack (informal),
biff (slang),
clobber (slang),
wallop (informal),
slosh (British, slang),
tonk (informal),
lay one on (slang),
beat or knock seven bells out of (informal)

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