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Synonyms for attack

Synonyms for attack

to start work on vigorously


a method used in dealing with something

a sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease

Synonyms for attack

an offensive move in a sport or game

intense adverse criticism

ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation

a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase

the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent)

take the initiative and go on the offensive

begin to injure

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The arrangements for attack thus briefly indicated were set in motion with a rapidity that spoke well for the perfection of the Kukuana military system.
It was then that the Asiatic forces appeared, and it was in their attack upon this German base at Niagara that the air-fleets of East and West first met and the greater issue became clear.
Everything that could possibly give cover to an attack upon the German position at Niagara had been levelled as ruthlessly as machinery and explosives could contrive; houses blown up and burnt, woods burnt, fences and crops destroyed.
Then, like a handful of snowflakes, the drachenflieger swooped to the attack, and a multitude of red specks whirled up to meet them.
Each side went into action against it knew not what, under novel conditions and with apparatus that even without hostile attacks was capable of producing the most disconcerting surprises.
Out of a series of observations of the thing, in which it had threatened, always in the same way, a series of attacks, he had found that it had not hurt him nor come in contact with him at all.
I no longer doubted that the attack had taken place before Mademoiselle had retired for the night.
My theory, based on the evidence of the shots that were heard at midnight, demanded two shots--one which wounded the murderer at the time of his attack, and one fired at the time of the nightmare.
At five the professor had been with his daughter, and since the attack took place in the professor's absence from his daughter, I had to find out just when he left her.
He would never have dared to attack her at that hour, if he had not found her alone.
A heart attack is a frightening event--you probably don't want to think about it.
Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Terrorism and Covert Attack
Although he believes the basic panic attack cannot be stopped by any means except through medication, Shipko said drugs are not necessarily required for treatment of other related symptoms.
The standard CRP test isn't sensitive enough to detect the low levels of inflammation needed to predict a heart attack.
On Thursday, AirDefense discovered 309 out of 547 wireless devices, such as laptops, PDAs, phones and vendor PCs susceptible to "Evil Twin" types of attacks, combined with some of the latest zero-day attacks.