McDonald kept walking, but Flaherty attacked her with a broken glass, cutting her face.
“Folks have gone very quickly to that issue and have attacked the character of that young lady, and I think unfairly,” he said.
But so far, we've attacked it with extremely blunt instruments, mostly macroeconomic demand-boosters.
And last summer a resolution saying the United States would support Israel if it attacked Iran passed 99 to 0.
Having been attacked by the Electronic Intifada and others, I decided to dig deeper.
The lung was not yet attacked, but the bronchial tubes were affected.
Bruce turned as sharply as if he had attacked a personal friend.
All of them believed that he was either drowning or attacked by a crocodile.
It will be my duty when the Cæsar is attacked to keep them from rushing to his aid.
If attacked in force Ferguson was to retreat and rejoin his leader.
c.1600, from French attaquer (16c.), from Florentine Italian attaccare (battaglia) "join (battle)," thus the word is a doublet of attach, which was used 15c.-17c. also in the sense now reserved to attack. Related: Attacked; attacking.
1660s, from attack (v.). Cf. Middle English attach "a seizure or attack" (of fever), late 14c.
attack at·tack (ə-tāk')
An episode or onset of a disease, often sudden in nature.