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2. assail, vituperate, revile, rail against, inveigh against, lash, abuse, belabor, Inf. jump down [s.o.'s] throat, Archaic, clapperclaw; scold, tongue-lash, rate, slate, harangue, rant, curse, execrate, imprecate, anathematize; upbraid, objurgate, excoriate, lambaste, flay, fulminate against, Inf. slam; castigate, chastise, berate, censure, criticize, reproach, rebuke, reprove, Inf. jump on, Inf. dress down, SI. jump all over, SI. chew out, SI. strafe.
3. vilify, traduce, asperse, calumniate, impugn, slur, malign, defame, denigrate, slander, libel, backbite, bespatter; denounce, decry, disparage, discredit, depreciate, deprecate, belittle, minimize, run
or put down, Inf. knock, SI. badmouth.
4. jump into with both feet,
Inf. dig into; set about, go to work on, undertake, get started on, get going.
5.
{all of disease, destructive agencies, etc.) seize, have in the clutches.
-n. 6. assault, offensive, onslaught; rush, blitz, blitzkrieg, storming,
Fr. coup de main, Obs. brunt; bombardment, strafing, air raid, peppering, salvo, fusillade, Both Mil. barrage, enfilade, Navy, broadside; encounter, conflict, battle, combat, Mil. skirmish; raid, foray, sortie, sally; invasion, aggression, incursion, escalade; siege, besiegement, besetment, investment.
7. onset, commencement, start, beginning.
8.
{of diseases) seizure, fit, stroke, spell, Pathol. paroxysm. attain, v. achieve, accomplish, compass, get, secure, obtain, procure; gain, win, Inf. walk off with, earn, wrest; reach, arrive at, come to, Inf. make it; finish, complete; realize, fulfill, actualize, make real, make actual; succeed in, make good, be successful, get ahead; set the world on fire, take the world by storm. attainable, adj. achievable, reachable, within reach, accessible, at hand; realizable, obtainable, procurable, compassable; accomplishable, doable, completable; practicable, workable, manageable, surmountable; reasonable, feasible, possible, conceivable, imaginable, thinkable, admissible, within the realm or bounds of possibility; potential, likely, probable. attainment, n. 1. achievement, acquirement, fruition, fulfillment, consummation, realization, success; completion, finishing, termination.
2. accomplishment, feat, deed, act, exploit,
Archaic. gest; performance, production, action, maneuver, move, stroke, blow, coup; stroke of genius, tour de force. attempt, v. 1. make an effort, try, work at, strive, aspire to, aim for, set one's sights on; undertake, take in hand, take upon oneself, try one's hand at; venture, essay, seek to, set out to, drive at, go about; do one's best, SI. shoot one's bolt, strain every nerve, do all that lies in one; tackle, take on, take a whack or crack or stab at; SI. give it a whirl, SI. give it a shot.
2. attack, assault, assail, storm, take a shot at [s.o.]. -
n. 3. effort, endeavor, exertion, struggle, undertaking; try, Inf. the old college try, venture, aim, enterprise; trial, experiment, test, Archaic, emprise; Inf. stab, Inf. crack, Inf. whack.
4. attack, assault, onslaught, push, drive, pass, thrust. attend, v. 1. go to, be present at, sit in on, visit, frequent, haunt.
2. come with, occur with, coexist with; belong to, be an appendage of, be an adjunct to, be an annex to, be part of; result from, be consequent to, be a consequence of, follow from, flow from, issue from.
3. minister, nurse, take care of, care for, tend to; serve, wait on, squire, esquire, work for, be a slave to, dance attendance; assist, aid, help, succor.

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