assailer

  • 1 Assailer — As*sail er, n. One who assails. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 assailer — index aggressor, assailant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 assailer — See assailable. * * * …

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  • 4 assailer — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One who starts a hostile action: aggressor, assailant, assaulter, attacker. See ATTACK …

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  • 5 assailer — n. person who assails …

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  • 6 assailer — n. Aggressor. See assailant …

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  • 7 assailer — assailˈer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑assail …

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  • 8 Assailant — As*sail ant, n. [F. assaillant.] One who, or that which, assails, attacks, or assaults; an assailer. [1913 Webster] An assailant of the church. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 assail — assailable, adj. assailableness, n. assailer, n. assailment, n. /euh sayl /, v.t. 1. to attack vigorously or violently; assault. 2. to attack with arguments, criticism, ridicule, abuse, etc.: to assail one s opponent with slander …

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  • 11 aggressor — I noun antagonist, assailant, assailer, assaulter, attacker, belligerent, besieger, combatant, contender, criminal, fighter, foe, initiative seizer, invader, militant, prime mover, provocator, ravager, ruffian, stormer, violator II index… …

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  • 12 assailant — as·sail·ant /ə sā lənt/ n: a person who commits criminal assault Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. assailant …

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  • 13 assailant — Synonyms and related words: adversary, aggressor, antagonist, assailer, assaulter, attacker, combatant, enemy, foe, foeman, invader, mugger, opponent, opposing party, opposite camp, raider, the loyal opposition, the opposition …

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  • 14 mugger — Synonyms and related words: Mafioso, Young Turk, aggressor, assailant, assailer, assaulter, attacker, bank robber, beast, beldam, berserk, berserker, bomber, bookworm, bruiser, brute, bushranger, demon, devil, dragon, failing student, fiend, fire …

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  • 15 raider — Synonyms and related words: aggressor, assailant, assailer, assaulter, attacker, depredator, despoiler, forager, forayer, freebooter, invader, looter, marauder, mugger, pillager, plunderer, rapparee, ravager, ravisher, reiver, rifler, sacker,… …

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  • 16 aggressor — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. assailant, invader, offender; see attacker . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. attacker, initiator, invader, raider, trespasser, assailant, provoker, offender, instigator. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One who starts a… …

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  • 17 assailant — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. attacker, assaulter, antagonist, mugger; see attacker . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. attacker, assaulter, accoster, molester, mugger, aggressor, adversary, enemy, foe. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One who starts a… …

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  • 18 attacker — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. aggressor, assailant, antagonist, invader, foe, enemy, criminal, mugger, molester, rapist, assaulter, plunderer, intruder, trespasser, violator, ravager, spoiler, felon, vilifier, maligner, accuser; see also critic 1 . Ant …

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  • 19 assaulter — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One who starts a hostile action: aggressor, assailant, assailer, attacker. See ATTACK …

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  • 20 assailant — (n.) 1530s, from Fr. assailant, noun use of prp. of assailir (see ASSAIL (Cf. assail)). Earlier in same sense was assailer (c.1400) …

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