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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.
NPCA Assails County/State Record On Protecting Battlefield Site
McGruder's take-no-prisoners strip assails anyone who might possibly diminish American black culture, from disinterested politicians to celebrities catering to the lowest common denominator who cynically kowtow to base African-American stereotypes.
From the opening page, Killens' protagonist, Ben Ali Lumumba, assails the reader, announcing his pedigree, literary motivations and political perspective.
Fridson assails certain popular misconceptions and explains why they're wrong.
Perhaps equally "chilling" are scenes in which a chimpanzee assails a smaller primate in a breathless pursuit high in the trees, and a group of chimps form an organized mob to ruthlessly persecute one of their own kind who has run afoul of the social structure.
He assails Communist China for the dastardly perfidy to sell Americans so many billions of textiles now that import quotas are gone.
As Rumrich challenges the fiction of a Protestant common reader, he assails those critics who use the dubious notion of a mainstream Protestantism to recast Milton as "the voice of the emergent bourgeoisie" (35).
He assails the Catholic Church for opposing his condom solution to HIV/AIDS in Africa.
Lalonde contends that "safeguards" are built into her bill to prevent abuse, but Schadenberg assails what he sees as ambiguities and unclear definitions throughout.
He mercilessly assails the current administration and the media's seeming reticence to criticize it; his imitation of President Bush's feckless cackle is absolutely corrosive.
Perhaps equaling "chilling" are scenes in which a chimpanzee assails a smaller primate in a breathless pursuit high in the trees, and a group of chimps form an organized mob to ruthlessly persecute one of their own kind who has run afoul of the social structure.
MORE 'FAHRENHEIT' FOR MOORE: Michael Moore is set for a follow-up to ``Fahrenheit 9/11,'' his hit documentary that assails President Bush over the handling of the Sept.