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Example sentences for assail

The director leaves no doubt about his feelings for those who assail his movies or his actions.
But the depth and breadth of his experience give him an authority that is hard to assail.
Some critics were quick to assail the new policy as inadequate.
Violent coughing fits assail old and young.
Now a wave of litigation threatens to assail them.
The thing to remember when such fears assail you is that bad health is not inevitable at any age.
Many others assail it as barbaric.
They desired to give a figure which no defending attorney could assail.
She did this to defend herself, and not to assail the plaintiff.
Uncontrollable events may assail them — accidents of fate, health or weather.

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