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assailant

noun

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one who violently sets upon another
  • the darkness prevented me from getting a good look at my assailant

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The first known use of assailant was in 1523

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“Assailant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/assailant. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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