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to attack with harsh, often insulting language

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Craig exudes the confidence of one who thoroughly understands the records when, for example, he assails John Foxe's image of Hadleigh as a nursery of true Protestantism, or questions contemporary gentry interpretations of Thetford's stirs.
The paintings are weighted downward, and their effect is like hands softly but firmly pressing down on your shoulders; they assail you with an odd but voluptuous sense of lassitude.
Mainstream commentators were quick to assail the protectionist and isolationist views supposedly harbored by demonstrators, charging them with attempting to stop trade or romanticizing the "failed" strategies of socialist economies.
Now, three other treatments are showing promise--surgery to reposition the retina, low-level radiation to stanch blood flow, and photochemical dyes that assail the offending blood vessels.
They also pointed out how inconsiderate it was to assail me in the middle of a London street, and in the middle of fun-loving Soho at that, where I didn't dare respond and was likely to make a fool of myself.
I also wonder if the bishops will see the need to reconsider and take seriously parents' anguished criticisms of the Canadian Catechism, which has left Canadian Catholics under 40 years of age completely bereft of any Catholic formation, and thus easy prey for politicians and lobby groups who wish to assail the traditional Christian family.
LUCENA CITY -- Reaching Metro Manila after an eight-day, 122-kilometer march, a group of farmers from Quezon province staged a protest camp in front of the offices of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Quezon City to assail what they said was the Aquino administration's failure to fully implement land reform.
The administration's process for handing out lucrative Iraq contracts has been under fire for months from critics who assail the lack of transparency and the fact that some of the companies, like Texas-based Halliburton, have political ties to government officials.
The Diamond EDGE 3D version of Panzer Dragoon runs at high resolutions and high color depths under Windows 95, resulting in crisper, cleaner graphics that bring the Dark Dragon and his legions of genetically altered enemies to life as they assail players from 360 degrees.