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assail

US [əˈseɪl]
UK [ə'seɪl]
  • v.攻击;困扰;袭击;抨击
  • Web猛击;指;指责
Simple Present:assails  Present Participle:assailing  Past Tense:assailed  
assail
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v.
1.
~ sb/sth
攻击;袭击;抨击to attack sb/sth violently, either physically or with words
He was assailed with fierce blows to the head.
他的头遭到猛烈殴打。
The proposal was assailed by the opposition party.
提案遭到反对党的抨击。
A vile smell assailed my nostrils.
一股恶臭十分刺鼻。
2.
[usupass]
~ sb
困扰;使苦恼to disturb or upset sb severely
to be assailed by worries/doubts/fears
为焦虑╱疑虑╱担心所困扰

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