Sentence Examples


  • A whiff of something dead assailed her nostrils, causing her stomach to turn.
  • Familiar dizziness assailed her.
  • A breath of almost spring-like weather assailed him.
  • They were not assailed by a great religious movement, but destroyed piecemeal by the revolt of tribes and districts.
  • This expedition was assailed by the Charruas and forced to return on foot, their leader himself being killed.

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