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Search phrase: assault

Plays

 17 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.111poor knight surprised without rescue in the first assaultpoore Knight surpris'd without rescue in the first assault
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.ii.51.1Against your vain assault.Against your vaine assault.
CoriolanusCor IV.v.175Ay, and for an assault too.I, and for an assault too.
CoriolanusCor V.iii.123March to assault thy country than to tread – March to assault thy Country, then to treade
CymbelineCym I.v.159for your ill opinion, and th' assault you havefor your ill opinion, and th'assault you haue
CymbelineCym I.vii.150Of thy assault: if he shall think it fitOf thy Assault: if he shall thinke it fit,
HamletHam II.i.35.1Of general assault.of generall assault.
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.iv.13They may vex us with shot or with assault.They may vex vs with Shot or with Assault.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.i.38Arm! arm! The enemy doth make assault!Arme, arme, the enemy doth make assault.
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.24In which assault we lost twelve hundred men.In which assault, we lost twelue hundred men.
King Edward IIIE3 V.i.5Soldiers, assault! I will no longer staySouldiers assault, I will no longer stay,
King JohnKJ II.i.408Let it be so. Say, where will you assault?Let it be so: say, where will you assault?
MacbethMac I.ii.33.1Began a fresh assault.Began a fresh assault.
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.186The assault that Angelo hath made to you, fortunethe assault that Angelo hath made to you, Fortune
OthelloOth V.ii.256Or naked as I am I will assault thee.Or naked as I am I will assault thee.
Richard IIR2 V.v.105How now! What means death in this rude assault?How now? what meanes Death in this rude assalt?
Troilus and CressidaTC III.i.40assault upon him, for my business seethes.assault vpon him, for my businesse seethes.

Poems

 1 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.835 From me by strong assault it is bereft. From me by strong assault it is bereft:

Glossary

 15 result(s).
affrontassault, attack, onslaught
alarm, alarumattack, assault
assailattack, assault, address
assaultattack, temptation, snare
assayassault, attack, incursion
attemptattack, assault
batteryassault, bombardment, blitz
encounterskirmish, assault, engagement
enforcedviolated, assaulted, ravished
enforcedviolating, shown in an assault
extentassault, attack, onslaught
onsetattack, assault
pushattack, assault, thrust
strokeblow, attack, assault
venue[fencing] sword-thrust, assault, thrust

Thesaurus

 15 result(s).
assaultonset
assaultencounter
assaultextent
assaultbattery
assaultalarm, alarum
assaultassay
assaultattempt
assaultaffront
assaultassail
assaultstroke
assaultpush
assault [in fencing]venue
assault, shown in an enforced
assaultedenforced
shown in an assaultenforced

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ASSAULTBASICassault n, assault v
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