Associations to the word «Assail»
ASSAIL, verb. To attack violently using words or force.
ASSAIL, verb. Attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly".
ASSAIL, verb. Launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week".
ASSAIL, verb. Attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker".
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.