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to attack with harsh, often insulting language

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First of all, allow me to reiterate my unwavering and categorical support for the statement issued by more than 100 UP Los Banos faculty members assailing the Marcos family for what they called 'an organized and willful distortion of history.
The would-be seducers drown the poor women in a sea of banalities, and the audience erupts in little psychodramas, shouting and assailing each other, saying horrible things.
The rally was decidedly anti-Canadian with speakers assailing the U.
In the late 1970s, the Religious Right began assailing the concept of church-state separation.
They had been assailing a microphone with such "instruments" as an aerosol spray can and a swath of popping bubble wrap, among others.
In a radio commentary beamed into millions of homes via thousands of local stations that carry his Christian programs, Dobson sprang into action by assailing the columnist, Deborah Mathis of Gannett News Service, and urged his listeners to phone her in protest.
Reduced credit quality among corporate borrowers is the third element in what the article describes as "the now-familiar trinity of woes" assailing life insurers.
He was responding to the Integrated Bar of the Philippines' (IBP) statement that Aquino's recent speeches assailing the Supreme Court decision on the DAP could be "subject of contemptuous proceedings" if he wasn't president.
In the third season's third episode, he's crudely assailing his wife's (Cheryl Hines) grunts while they play tennis and .
In August Dobson struck again, assailing yet another American institution: The Parent-Teacher Association (PTA).
While repeatedly assailing Clinton for alleged pandering to special interests, Perot also focused on the twin issues of federal budget and trade deficits.