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Definition of "attacking" []

  • Present participle of attack. (verb)
  • . That which has a tendance to attack, to be aggressive. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "attacking" in a sentence
  • "Meanwhile, we haven't tackled the fundamental challenge, which I call attacking Al Qaeda's narrative — its reading of history."
  • "The capture by assault was either by force or by open violence, or by force mixed with fraud: the open violence was either by assault without piercing the walls (which they called attacking the city in crown fashion) because they surrounded the City with the entire army, as when Scipio took New Carthage in Spain; or if this assault was not enough they addressed themselves to breeching the walls with rams or with other machines of war of theirs; or they made a mine and by means of it entered the City, by which method they took the City from the Veienti: or in order to be at the same level with those who defended the walls, they made towers of wood: or they made embankments of earth placed against the outside of the walls in order to come to a height above them."
  • ""This campaign is about having a real conversation about energy issues and about finding common ground where we can move forward, and it's disappointing that there are groups that are interested in attacking Chevron and not engaging in a rational conversation," Morgan Crinklaw, a Chevron spokesman, said Tuesday."