Assailable

  • 1 Assailable — As*sail a*ble, a. Capable of being assailed. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 assailable — I adjective accessible, attacked, beatable, censurable, conquerable, criticized, defenseless, exposed, impugnable, indefensible, open to attack, penetrable, pregnable, ridiculed, scorned, sensible, surmountable, vincible, vulnerable, weak II… …

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  • 3 assailable — adjective see assail …

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  • 4 assailable — See assail. * * * …

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  • 5 assailable — adjective Not defended or not able to be defended. See Also: unassailable …

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  • 6 assailable — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. vulnerable, defenseless, exposed; see weak 5 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Open to attack and capture because of a lack of protection: attackable, pregnable, vincible, vulnerable. See STRONG …

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  • 7 assailable — as sail·a·ble || lÉ™bl adj. vulnerable, unprotected, sensitive, weak …

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  • 8 assailable — a. Open to attack, censurable, not impregnable, sensitive …

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  • 9 assailable — adj attackable, assaultable, impugnable; vulnerable, weak, unsound, open to attack, lame; unsupportable, defenseless, unprotected …

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  • 10 assailable — as·sail·a·ble …

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  • 11 assailable — adjective not defended or capable of being defended an open city open to attack • Syn: ↑undefendable, ↑undefended, ↑open • Similar to: ↑vulnerable …

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  • 12 assail — assailable, adj. assailableness, n. assailer, n. assailment, n. /euh sayl /, v.t. 1. to attack vigorously or violently; assault. 2. to attack with arguments, criticism, ridicule, abuse, etc.: to assail one s opponent with slander …

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  • 13 vulnerable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. open (to attack); weak, defenseless, assailable, susceptible. See danger, weakness. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unprotected, helpless, defenseless, exposed, assailable; see also unsafe , weak 2 , 5 …

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  • 14 undefendable — adjective not defended or capable of being defended an open city open to attack • Syn: ↑assailable, ↑undefended, ↑open • Similar to: ↑vulnerable • …

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  • 15 pregnable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. vulnerable, assailable. See danger. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Open to attack and capture because of a lack of protection: assailable, attackable, vincible, vulnerable. See STRONG …

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  • 16 unassailable — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. defended, not assailable, not subject to attack, impregnable, invulnerable; see also protected . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. undeniable, incontrovertible, indisputable, beyond argument, sound, certain, firm, rock… …

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  • 17 Vulnerable — Vul ner*a*ble, a. [L. vulnerabilis wounding, injurious, from vulnerare to wound, vulnus a wound; akin to Skr. vra?a: cf. F. vuln[ e]rable.] [1913 Webster] 1. Capable of being wounded; susceptible of wounds or external injuries; as, a vulnerable… …

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  • 18 assail — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French assaillir, from Vulgar Latin *assalire, alteration of Latin assilire to leap upon, from ad + salire to leap more at sally Date: 13th century to attack violently with blows or words… …

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  • 19 unassailable — adjective Date: 1596 not assailable ; not liable to doubt, attack, or question < an unassailable argument > < an unassailable alibi > • unassailability noun • unassailableness noun • unassailably adverb …

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  • 20 vulnerable — adjective Etymology: Late Latin vulnerabilis, from Latin vulnerare to wound, from vulner , vulnus wound; probably akin to Latin vellere to pluck, Greek oulē wound Date: 1605 1. capable of being physically or emotionally wounded 2. open to attack… …

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