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Search phrase: assail

Plays

 5 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CymbelineCym I.v.122What lady would you choose to assail?What Lady would you chuse to assaile?
HamletHam I.i.31And let us once again assail your ears,And let vs once againe assaile your eares,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.165Assail them with the army of the King.Assaile them with the Army of the King.
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.65Let us assail the family of York.Let vs assayle the Family of Yorke.
Twelfth NightTN I.iii.54her, board her, woo her, assail her.her, boord her, woe her, assayle her.

Poems

 1 result(s).
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A Lover's ComplaintLC.262 Believed her eyes, when they t' assail begun, Beleeu'd her eies, when they t' assaile begun,

Glossary

 13 result(s).
assailattack, assault, address
assailapproach with offers of love, woo with vigour, attempt to seduce
assailingwooing, loving, amorous
attemptattack, assail, subdue
besetset upon, assail, besiege
chargeattack, assail, storm
encounterconfront, assail, attack
infestharass, trouble, assail
offendassail, attack, fall upon
siegeonslaught, storm, assail
unchargedunattacked, unassailed
unvulnerableinvulnerable, unassailable
wassaildrinking-party, carousal, revels

Thesaurus

 9 result(s).
assailcharge
assailbeset
assailattempt
assailinfest
assailsiege
assailoffend
assailencounter
unassailableunvulnerable
unassaileduncharged

Words Families

 7 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ASSAILBASICassail v, assailable adj, assailing adj
ASSAILPEOPLEassailant n
ASSAILNOTunassailable adj, unassailed adj
UNASSAILABLEBASICsee ASSAIL
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