jugular

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  • noun

Synonyms for jugular

a vital part that is vulnerable to attack

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Warne believes Australia's champion aura was partly created by being ultra-aggressive and going for the jugular when Tests were on the line.
Inter can spend 15 minutes going for the jugular against a United team who will be protecting the lead, and if they equalise it will be too late for United to react.
It's in our own hands and we'll play against Cinderford the only way we can, which is by going for the jugular.
The former national boss thinks Big Eck will be playing right into the hands of the Azzurri by not going for the jugular with Kris Boyd and Kenny Miller in attack.
ELVIS COSTELLO Barrowland, Glasgow, October 6 ##### This was car crash rock 'n' roll with Costello going for the jugular straight away with How to be Dumb.
He loves going for the jugular, capitalising on the aggressive potential of well-stacked horn sections.