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aggression an attack or war against a country started without good cause by another country. [1/2 definitions]
airtight having no weak points that could be open to attack. [1/2 definitions]
alligator a large reptile with short legs, a long body and tail, and a long, wide snout. Alligators are protected by thick skin with many hard bumps. They live in rivers, lakes, swamps, and other bodies of water in the southeast United States and in China. They usually eat insects, fish, turtles, snakes, birds, and other water animals, but have been known to attack small land mammals. They are closely related to crocodiles. Chinese alligators are endangered because their habitat is being changed by people.
ambush a surprise attack made from a hidden place. [3 definitions]
ammunition any means used in a disagreement or battle to attack or defend an opinion. [1/2 definitions]
armor the covering on certain animals that protects them against attack. [1/4 definitions]
assault a violent physical or verbal attack. [3/4 definitions]
beset to attack from all sides; besiege.
besiege to surround with soldiers in order to attack or capture. [2 definitions]
bomb to attack or destroy with a bomb or bombs. [1/4 definitions]
bombard to attack with bombs, cannon fire, or artillery. [2 definitions]
bout a period or attack of sickness. [1/2 definitions]
charge a military attack. [1/12 definitions]
check the situation in chess in which the king is under attack by an opponent's piece. [1/11 definitions]
CPR a method of reviving heart attack victims by breathing into the mouth and applying strong, rhythmic pressure to the chest. CPR is an abbreviation for "cardiopulmonary resuscitation."
feint to move or attack in a way that takes attention away from the real target. [1/2 definitions]
fit2 a sudden attack, outbreak, or convulsion related to an illness. [1/2 definitions]
gang up on (informal) to blame or attack as a group.
inflict to deal out or strike in a physical attack. [1/2 definitions]
lash1 to attack someone or something with words (often followed by "out"). [1/8 definitions]
lie in wait to wait for a chance to make a surprise attack.