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Spanish translation of “assail”

assail

verb /əˈseil/
(formal) to attack or torment
asaltar
He was assailed with questions She assailed by doubts about whether she should marry Claude.
assailant noun (formal) a person who attacks
asaltante, agresor
His assailant came up behind him in the dark.
(Definition of assail from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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