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attack

  

      n  
1    aggression, assault, campaign, charge, foray, incursion, inroad, invasion, offensive, onset, onslaught, raid, rush, strike  
2    abuse, blame, calumny, censure, character assassination, criticism, denigration, impugnment, stick     (slang)   vilification  
3    access, bout, convulsion, fit, paroxysm, seizure, spasm, spell, stroke  
      vb  
4    assail, assault, charge, fall upon, invade, lay into     (informal)   raid, rush, set about, set upon, storm, strike (at)  
5    abuse, berate, bite someone's head off, blame, blast, censure, criticize, excoriate, go for the jugular, have a go (at)     (informal)   impugn, lambast(e), malign, put down, revile, snap someone's head off, tear into     (informal)   vilify  
  
Antonyms     
,       n  
1 & 2    defence, retreat, support, vindication, withdrawal  
      vb   defend, guard, protect, retreat, support, sustain, vindicate, withdraw  
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exp.
yell at someone; attack someone verbally or physically
[Slang];[UK]
n.
Cyberextortion is online crime threatening to attack a person coupled with demand of illegal gains to stop the attack
[Leg.];[Tech.] online threat to gain illegal gains
exp.
act in accordance with what is set verbally; apply what one's preaching for; double words by action;
often used in combination with "talk the talk".

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