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assailant

as·sail·ant

assailant

 
pronunciation:
seI lnt
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a person who attacks another with intent to injure physically, socially, or emotionally.
There were many witnesses to the attack, but the police are still in search of the assailant.
synonyms:
assailer, assaulter, attacker
similar words:
adversary, aggressor, antagonist, mugger, opponent, slanderer
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