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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. assail: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. assail: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. assail: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. assail: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. assail: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. assail: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. assail: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Assail: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. assail: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. assail: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  11. assail: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. assail: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Assail, assail: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. assail: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. assail: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. assail: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Assail (Malazan), Assail (novel), Assail: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Assail: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. assail: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. assail: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. assail: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. assail: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. assail: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. assail: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. assail: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. assail: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. assail: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. assail: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. assail: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. assail: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. assail: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (assail)

verb:  attack someone physically or emotionally ("Nightmares assailed him regularly")
verb:  launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with ("Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week")
verb:  attack in speech or writing

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Words similar to assail

Words similar to assail:   attack, assailable, assailant, assailed, assailing, assault, beset, round, snipe, asssailing, berate, censure, excoriate, lambaste, lash out, set on, more...

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