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assail

Pronunciation: /əˈseɪl/

Translation of assail in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [formal] atacar* she was assailed by a group of journalists un grupo de periodistas se abalanzó sobre ella or la asedió I was assailed by doubts me asaltaron las dudas a feeling of helplessness assailed her la invadió una sensación de impotencia

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