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attacked

verb
past tense of attack

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2 to criticize harshly and usually publicly
  • the mayor and all his aides were attacked mercilessly in the press when the scandal erupted

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3 to start work on energetically
  • Courtney attacked the huge mess in her room with determination and enthusiasm

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“Attacked.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/attacked. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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