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assault
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Gone with the Wind
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  • He assaulted the Yankees on the east, he assaulted them on the west.
  • There was desperate fighting at New Hope Church, eleven days of continuous fighting, with every Yankee assault bloodily repulsed.
  • He assaulted the Yankees on the east, he assaulted them on the west.
  • Instead of continuing the direct assault, he swung his army in a wide circle again and tried to come between the Confederates and Atlanta.
  • He assaulted the Yankees fiercely at Peachtree Creek, hurling his men from their rifle pits against the blue lines where Sherman’s men outnumbered him more than two to one.
  • The hospitals stank of gangrene, the odor assaulting her nostrils long before the doors were reached, a sickish sweet smell that clung to her hands and hair and haunted her in her dreams.
  • They could not break the gray lines by direct assault and so, under cover of night, they marched through the mountain passes in a semicircle, hoping to come upon Johnston’s rear and cut the railroad behind him at Resaca, fifteen miles below Dalton.
  • Then the bushes beside them crashed apart under heavy hooves and a low moaning bawl assaulted their ears.
  • Close to the back step of one cabin, she found a short row of radishes and hunger assaulted her suddenly.

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  • I was assaulted by a man in a mask.
  • It is an assault on free speech.

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