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WORD of the DAY

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ASSAIL

to attack, confront or criticize

Example:

Most worthwhile achievements require that one persevere even when assailed by doubts.

Did you know?

Assail comes from an Anglo-French verb, assaillir, which itself traces back to the Latin verb assilire ("to leap upon"). Assilire combines the prefix ad- ("to, toward") with the Latin verb salire, meaning "to leap".