toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

assault
used in All's Well That Ends Well

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
to attack someone or something physically or verbally; or to threaten violence
  • Her matter was, she loved your son: Fortune, she said, was no goddess, that had put such difference betwixt their two estates; Love no god, that would not extend his might only where qualities were level; Diana no queen of virgins, that would suffer her poor knight surprise, without rescue in the first assault, or ransom afterward.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — Rousillon. A Room in the Palace (43% in)
  • Thus your own proper wisdom Brings in the champion honour on my part Against your vain assault.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — Florence. A room in the WIDOW'S house (68% in)

There are no more uses of "assault" in All's Well That Ends Well.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®