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  1. attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assaultverb

    attack in speech or writing

    "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"

    Synonyms:
    ravish, round out, set on, polish up, rape, violate, round down, polish, snipe, outrage, assail, fill out, dishonor, round, assault, labialise, brush up, attack, labialize, flesh out, aggress, dishonour, sharpshoot, round off

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  1. Eddie Brummelman:

    It's a very young field of research but what we do know is that narcissistic children... feel more entitled than others and they want to be admired by others, when they feel they don't get the admiration they want, when they are humiliated or when they are rejected, they tend to lash out aggressively, so it predicts provoked aggression.

  2. Patrick Meehan:

    Sometimes I have the tendency to lash out to others on the staff … and you go hardest on the ones that you care the most about.

  3. Yuval Steinitz:

    We hear this nonsense by Zarif, that Israel would set off terrorist attacks against the United States - this really is total nonsense, but on the other hand it is a warning sign - a warning sign that Iran is taking aim at Israel, is looking for excuses to lash out at Israel, and therefore we need to have our finger on the pulse and be at the highest state of alert.

  4. Shane Lewis:

    The dangers are, you would n’t go near a dog when it’s eating its dinner, but people let their children go over, and I’ve seen kangaroos lash out thinking the kids going to take their food when they’re just coming to pat them, we try to scare them into not being naive and thinking they’re cute and cuddly by showing them the photos [ of injuries caused by kangaroos ], what can happen, and not to give them any food.

  5. Paul Barrett:

    If Russia, because of the incredibly high tensions created by the Ukraine invasion, seeks to lash out at the US by mucking up our midterm elections, one way they could do that is by hacking into Twitter, taking over accounts of prominent people, having them say divisive things and creating chaos the way Russians have shown they like to do.


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