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Search phrase: attack

Plays

 2 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Julius CaesarJC III.iii.36They attack Cinna
MacbethMac III.iii.16They attack Banquo

Glossary

 52 result(s).
affrontassault, attack, onslaught
alarm, alarumattack, assault
approachadvance, attack, offensive
armstrong arm [in attack]; or: might, power
assailattack, assault, address
assaultattack, temptation, snare
assayattack, attempt, trial
assayassault, attack, incursion
attemptattack, assail, subdue
attemptattack, assault
Capaneus[kapa'nayus] one of seven champions – the 'Seven against Thebes' – who attacked Thebes to deprive Eteocles of his kingship
chargeattack, assail, storm
couchlower, bring down [to attack position]
course[in bear-baiting] attack by a set of dogs
Creon[pron: 'krayon] king of Thebes who gave orders that any who died attacking Thebes should be left unburied
defenceself-defence, resisting attack
dintstroke, blow, attack
encounterconfront, assail, attack
engageenter into combat, make an attack
extentassault, attack, onslaught
falljoin a fray, attack in force
fitfever, attack, seizure
flystorm out, attack furiously
frontierfortified outwork, barrier against attack
have[said at the start of a fencing attack or other confrontation] I come at, let me at [a person]
have [said at the start of a confrontation or attack; more usually: have at] I come
hawkpursue, attack, chase
hurtattack, offence, [causing] damage
layattack at close quarters, lay alongside
laying onvigorous attack, dealing of blows
libelfalse statement, damaging attack [on women]
motion[fencing] attack, execution
offence[in fencing] attacking stroke, offensive action
offendassail, attack, fall upon
onsetattack, assault
point[falconry] rising in the air, position [to attack prey]
pushattack, assault, thrust
qualmsudden sickness, feeling of nausea, fainting attack
quotidiantype of fever with attacks every day
rampiredfortified by ramps of earth, strengthened against attack
reinforcementfresh attack, renewal of force
rushcharge, onslaught, attack
sallysudden attack against an enemy, sortie
sallyburst out, make a sudden attack
setbe hostile to, make an attack on
stake[bear-baiting] under attack; or [gambling]: at risk
strokeblow, attack, assault
sunattack with the sun in their eyes
surpriseattack, capture, seize
takingattack of disease, seizure
tertiantype of fever with attacks every third day
unchargedunattacked, unassailed

Thesaurus

 61 result(s).
arm, strong [in attack]arm
attackdint
attackextent
attackcharge
attackfit
attackalarm, alarum
attackhurt
attackapproach
attackhawk
attackattempt
attackassay
attackrush
attackaffront
attackstroke
attackattempt
attacksurprise
attackassay
attackpush
attackassault
attackonset
attackassail
attackoffend
attackencounter
attack [in fencing]motion
attack against an enemysally
attack at close quarterslay
attack by a set of dogs [in bear-baiting]course
attack furiouslyfly
attack in forcefall
attack of diseasetaking
attack with the sun in the eyessun
attack, barrier againstfrontier
attack, damaginglibel
attack, freshreinforcement
attack, make a suddensally
attack, make anset
attack, make anengage
attack, resistingdefence
attack, strengthened againstrampired
attack, understake
attack, vigorouslaying on
attacking stroke [in fencing]offence
barrier against attackfrontier
damaging attacklibel
disease, attack oftaking
dogs, attack withcourse
eyes, attack with the sun in the sun
fainting attackqualm
fresh attackreinforcement
furiously attackfly
plant, attacked by grubcanker
position [to attack prey]point
quarters, attack at closelay
resisting attackdefence
strengthened against attackrampired
stroke, attacking [in fencing]offence
strong arm [in attack]arm
sudden attack against an enemysally
sun in the eyes, attack withsun
unattackeduncharged
vigorous attacklaying on

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
Thou and you...cle] to winchester [king’s great-uncle] attack ing the role of the church thou art pr...
...inchester to gloucester reacting to the attack thou lovest the flesh 1h6 i.i.41 glou...

Words Families

 1 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ATTACKBASICattack v
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