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  • You shall soon know a little more about the characters you have assailed. Cited from The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. I: Greece, by Various
  • But if again quickly assailed in a similar manner death is certain to follow. Cited from The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers, by Sutton and Sons
  • I had no picture in my mind of any evil that could assail me. Cited from The Flight of the Shadow, by George MacDonald
  • What has been the crime of Germany against the powers now assailing her? Cited from The Crime Against Europe, by Roger Casement
  • Who would have believed, a year ago, that the people would assail his palace? Cited from Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Vol. II, by Margaret Fuller Ossoli
  • Man becomes what he is according to the circumstances by which he is assailed. Cited from The Black Box, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • When he assails you, just say no; turn your heart to steel and say no. Cited from The Rise of David Levinsky, by Abraham Cahan
  • It is only in defence of their young that they will assail him. Cited from The Settler and the Savage, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • The men who assailed him went against and over the laws. Cited from Standard Selections, ed. by Fulton, Trueblood and Trueblood
  • He demanded that they should be assailed only by legal means, when none such were available. Cited from At Home And Abroad, by Margaret Fuller Ossoli
  • We are all parties in this war; not one of us but he has assailed. Cited from The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. I: Greece, by Various
  • He lost his parents in his wife was and assail life.
  • No sooner had they entered the city, than they found themselves assailed on all sides. Cited from Orange and Green, by G. A. Henty
  • But, if assailed, who could say what they would do? Cited from The White Invaders, by Raymond King Cummings
  • Thus my little audience assailed me, and I was forced to a change of base. Cited from Choice Readings for the Home Circle, by Anonymous
  • Now a doubt assailed both of them at the same time. Cited from Madge Morton's Secret, by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  • Terrible thoughts often assail me, after the death of any of my patients. Cited from Three Months of My Life, by J. F. Foster
  • Bob was the first to assail her as she opened the door on their arrival home. Cited from Bob Strong's Holidays, by John Conroy Hutcheson
  • He knew that he was to be assailed by every paper in New York. Cited from From the Housetops, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • Who could help her -- tell her the truth -- set at rest this new fear which had assailed her? Cited from The Splendid Folly, by Margaret Pedler
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Meaning of assail

  • verb Attack someone physically or emotionally
    The mugger assaulted the woman, Nightmares assailed him regularly