|part of speech:
||assailed, assails, asssailing
||to attack with vigor or violence; assault.
Loud music assailed our ears.She was assailed by a gang of ruffians.
- assault, attack, descend upon
- similar words:
- abuse, accost, berate, beset, besiege, bombard, charge, harass, harry, importune, pelt, pitch into, raid, reproach, revile, rip into, rush, storm, vituperate
||assassinate, assault, blackguard, insult, mob, waylay
||assailable (adj.), assailer (n.), assailment (n.)