Synonyms and Antonyms of assail
- The union organizers assailed the chemical company for failing to provide a safe working environment.
beat up on, light into, sail into, tie into
- a village assailed by invaders from the north
beat up on, fly at, go at, light into, pitch into, round on, set at, set upon, tear into
Synonym Discussion of assail
- plan to attack the town at dawn
- assailed the enemy with artillery fire
- Commandos assaulted the building from all sides.
- bombarded the city nightly
- preparing to storm the fortress
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