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  • 1 assailing — index offensive (taking the initiative) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Assailing — Assail As*sail ([a^]s*s[=a]l ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Assailed} ( s[=a]ld ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Assailing}.] [OE. assailen, asailen, OF. asaillir, assailler, F. assaillir; a (L. ad) + saillir to burst out, project, fr. L. salire to leap, spring; cf …

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  • 3 assailing — as·sail || É™ seɪl v. assault, attack, set upon …

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  • 5 Assail — As*sail ([a^]s*s[=a]l ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Assailed} ( s[=a]ld ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Assailing}.] [OE. assailen, asailen, OF. asaillir, assailler, F. assaillir; a (L. ad) + saillir to burst out, project, fr. L. salire to leap, spring; cf. L.… …

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  • 6 Assailed — Assail As*sail ([a^]s*s[=a]l ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Assailed} ( s[=a]ld ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Assailing}.] [OE. assailen, asailen, OF. asaillir, assailler, F. assaillir; a (L. ad) + saillir to burst out, project, fr. L. salire to leap, spring; cf …

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  • 7 Marcelo H. del Pilar — For the name of school, see Marcelo H. del Pilar National High School. Marcelo Hilario del Pilar y Gatmaitán Born August 30, 1850 Cupang, Bulacan, Bulacan, Philippines …

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  • 8 Devil Worship — • Fathers and theologians explain the matter as, the fallen angels besides tempting and assailing men in other ways have, by working on their fears or exciting their cupidity, brought them to give worship to themselves under the guise of idols… …

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  • 9 Asperse — As*perse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Aspersed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aspersing}.] [L. aspersus, p. p. of aspergere to scatter, sprinkle; ad + spargere to strew. See {Sparse}.] 1. To sprinkle, as water or dust, upon anybody or anything, or to besprinkle… …

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  • 10 Aspersed — Asperse As*perse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Aspersed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aspersing}.] [L. aspersus, p. p. of aspergere to scatter, sprinkle; ad + spargere to strew. See {Sparse}.] 1. To sprinkle, as water or dust, upon anybody or anything, or to… …

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  • 11 Aspersing — Asperse As*perse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Aspersed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aspersing}.] [L. aspersus, p. p. of aspergere to scatter, sprinkle; ad + spargere to strew. See {Sparse}.] 1. To sprinkle, as water or dust, upon anybody or anything, or to… …

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  • 12 Assailant — As*sail ant, a. [F. assaillant, p. pr. of assaillir.] Assailing; attacking. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 Assailment — As*sail ment, n. The act or power of assailing; attack; assault. [R.] [1913 Webster] His most frequent assailment was the headache. Johnson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 Flanker — Flank er, n. One who, or that which, flanks, as a skirmisher or a body of troops sent out upon the flanks of an army toguard a line of march, or a fort projecting so as to command the side of an assailing body. [1913 Webster] They threw out… …

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  • 15 Gap — (g[a^]p), n. [OE. gap; cf. Icel. gap an empty space, Sw. gap mouth, breach, abyss, Dan. gab mouth, opening, AS. geap expanse; as adj., wide, spacious. See {Gape}.] 1. An opening in anything made by breaking or parting; as, a gap in a fence; an… …

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  • 16 Gap lathe — Gap Gap (g[a^]p), n. [OE. gap; cf. Icel. gap an empty space, Sw. gap mouth, breach, abyss, Dan. gab mouth, opening, AS. geap expanse; as adj., wide, spacious. See {Gape}.] 1. An opening in anything made by breaking or parting; as, a gap in a… …

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  • 17 Practicable — Prac ti*ca*ble, a. [LL. practicare to act, transact, fr. L. practicus active, Gr. ?: cf. F. practicable, pratiquer to practice. See {Practical}.] 1. That may be practiced or performed; capable of being done or accomplished with available means or …

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  • 18 Practicable breach — Practicable Prac ti*ca*ble, a. [LL. practicare to act, transact, fr. L. practicus active, Gr. ?: cf. F. practicable, pratiquer to practice. See {Practical}.] 1. That may be practiced or performed; capable of being done or accomplished with… …

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  • 19 Practicableness — Practicable Prac ti*ca*ble, a. [LL. practicare to act, transact, fr. L. practicus active, Gr. ?: cf. F. practicable, pratiquer to practice. See {Practical}.] 1. That may be practiced or performed; capable of being done or accomplished with… …

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  • 20 Practicably — Practicable Prac ti*ca*ble, a. [LL. practicare to act, transact, fr. L. practicus active, Gr. ?: cf. F. practicable, pratiquer to practice. See {Practical}.] 1. That may be practiced or performed; capable of being done or accomplished with… …

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