Associations to the word «Assail»

Wiktionary

ASSAIL, verb. To attack violently using words or force.

Dictionary definition

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".

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche