assail (v.) 1
attack, assault, address
2H6 IV.ii.165 [Stafford's Brother to Stafford, of the rebels] Assail them with the army of the King
3H6 I.i.65 [Clifford to King] Let us assail the family of York
Ham I.i.31 [Barnardo to Horatio] And let us once again assail your ears, / That are so fortified against our story