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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Aggressive opponents in controversy; Ones who attack.

Usage examples (32)
  • One of the assailants is an acquaintance of the victim.
  • The number of the assailants was a cause of confusion.
  • The assailants were a dense crowd, on whom every shot told.
  • Most of his assailants were the foreign element in the mills. for more
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