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assail
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
attack physically or verbally
  • Klopchuk and F. X. Jordan were assailing him as crooked.
    Chapter 24 (48% in)
  • He was assailed by inquirers: public health officials, one Dr. Almus Pickerbaugh, a congressman who was said to be popular in Washington, Gustaf Sondelius, and a Martin Arrowsmith who could not (whether because he was too big or too small) quite attain Gottlieb's concentrated indifference.
    Chapter 32 (6% in)

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