verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
SYNONYMS FOR attack
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Example sentences from the Web for attack
Should a bad actor be interested in damaging vaccine distribution, they could stage an attack on the temperature control systems in place.How bad actors could sabotage a COVID vaccine—and how that can be prevented|jakemeth|November 18, 2020|Fortune
The attacks could result in delayed development of these desperately needed vaccines or in the theft of vaccine-related data.Hackers are trying to disrupt and steal COVID-19 vaccine research|Aaron Pressman|November 13, 2020|Fortune
Hartmann, and many cybersecurity experts, believe it’s only a matter of time before an attack against hospitals causes such a tragedy.
Murray says he’s “scared to death” about the possibility of contracting the coronavirus because he’s at high risk due to a COPD diagnosis and his past heart attack.
Researchers captured microscope images of an attack in the meninges of mice that was led by plasma cells that had likely been trained in the guts.Protecting the brain from infection may start with a gut reaction|Aayushi Pratap|November 11, 2020|Science News
There is a particular focus in the magazine on attacking the United States, which al Qaeda calls a top target.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It drains your body of nutrients and vitamins, attacking the central nervous system and leaving you in a dehydrated, hazy state.
"Perry" chimed in: "They don't want to take blame," he said of the police union attacking De Blasio.Justice League Vigil for Slain NYPD Officers Asks Whose Life Matters|Olivia Nuzzi|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He then dons a Spider-Man costume and savagely starts attacking criminals.Exclusive: Sony Hack Reveals Studio's Detailed Plans For Another ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot|William Boot|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“When you attack public sector unions now, you are attacking the heart of the U.S. labor movement,” says Dine.
A full third of the attacking force lay on the ground, dead or grievously wounded.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
The attacking guns threw heavier shot and had a longer range than the Spanish artillery.
Bruce taunted them for attacking with arrows, three to one, and they chivalrously threw down their bows and drew their swords.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
The insurgents were under cover the whole time, and their assembled thousands could hardly be seen by the attacking columns.
We have had fighting enough, Heaven knows, but we felt that by ‘doing’ he meant ‘attacking,’ not ‘defending.’The Red Year|Louis Tracy