Synonyms for Attacking:


aggressive (adjective)
offensive (adjective)
offensive, Assaulting, aggressive.


attacking (noun)
offensive, assaultive.


attacking (verb)
lashing, Violating, Flaying, pounding, scathing, Scarifying, trouncing, hitting, Lunging, Charging, Storming, raiding, Combating, rioting, Bombarding, scorching, Harrying, Assailing, invading, thrusting, slashing, fighting, hammering, barraging, striking, savaging, battering, raping.

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Usage examples for attacking

  1. He did the same to another, and, attacking the rest, they all fled. – History of the Incas by Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa
  2. The gospel did not spend its force so much in attacking special forms of evil. – Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World by James Cowan
  3. If they are within hail go on board, and report to the captain that we have sunk two of the prahus, and that for the present the Malays who have been attacking us have made off. – Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril by G. A. Henty