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assault
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

2 uses
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Definition
to attack someone or something physically or verbally; or to threaten violence
  • The Catalan watched him until Caderousse, almost overcome by this fresh assault on his senses, rested, or rather dropped, his glass upon the table.
    Chapters 3-4 (85% in)
  • "Suppose I was a soldier like you, and ordered to carry a certain redoubt, and you knew I must be killed in the assault, would you not say to me, as you said just now, 'Go, father; for you are dishonored by delay, and death is preferable to shame!'
    Chapters 29-30 (87% in)

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