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Synonyms for attacking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assaultive, attacking(a)adjective

    disposed to attack


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "attacking":

    attack, attacker, attacked, raiding, attacks, assaulting, hit, hitting, offensive

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  1. Marco RUBIO:

    The only reason why you're doing it now is because we're running for the same position, and someone has convinced you that attacking me is going to help you, i'm not running against Governor Bush, I'm not running against anyone on this stage. I'm running for president.

  2. The Italian:

    It was far from perfect today. I just skied in a fury, attacking every inch of the course. In the bottom part I was really fighting against the Streif.

  3. Koch Industries spokesman Ken Spain:

    If politicians or political organizations decide to double down on falsely attacking the reputations of Koch Industries, its shareholders, and 60,000 American employees, it is likely to be as successful as it was in 2014.

  4. Merrick Garland:

    This entire Chantilly Virginia debacle showed one of the weaknesses of Democratic Party which is focusing on their Trump-hate, the same kind of vitriol that they’ve been attacking Rush with since the beginning of the program … They do n’t rely on facts, they just want to smear and discredit their political opponents rather than engage them and it is starting to backfire.

  5. Taher Herzallaj:

    They have not said anything here about attacking America or being a threat to U.S. national security, my guess is they were trying to join ISIS to do something for Syria.

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