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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assaultive, attacking(a)(adj)

    disposed to attack


  1. attacking(Adjective)

    . That which has a tendance to attack, to be aggressive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attacking

    of Attack

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. attacking

    The act of making a general assault or onset for the capture of a post, fort, etc., or the breaking of a body of troops. Previous to an assault on a fortified position, the artillery ought to support the other troops by a combined fire of guns, howitzers, and small mortars, so that, if possible, the fire may be simultaneous, as such diversity of projectiles would tend to distract the defenders, and prevent them from extinguishing any fires among buildings, besides throwing them into confusion at the moment of assault. In cases of surprise, when immediate action is required, this method cannot, of course, be practicable.

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  1. attacking


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of attacking in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of attacking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of attacking in a Sentence

  1. Basar Manullang:

    An employee heard someone screaming for help, he quickly went there and saw a crocodile attacking someone.

  2. The United:

    James Mattis said at an event at the US Institute of Peace in Washington.His call was later echoed by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who issued a statement saying, the United States decision to stop refueling Saudi jets attacking Yemen means nothing.

  3. Geoff Maslen:

    A different magpie was attacking my friend, but realized that the helmet on his head wasn't going to( let him) cause him any damage, so he grabbed a piece of his ear as he swooped past, and he was left with blood pouring down his head.

  4. Ilian Vassilev:

    This (investigation) looks like part of the attack against Overgas, instead of attacking Gazprom Export for not delivering on its contract, the government was content to criticise a Bulgarian company for failing to alert the state earlier.

  5. James Comey:

    Oh come on. Think about what's happening in the Republican Party. They're up here, attacking the FBI's investigation of a guy who( pleaded) guilty to lying to The FBI, i'm very proud of the way The FBI conducted The FBI.

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