attack

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immunity to a particular disease that is not innate but has been acquired during life; immunity can be acquired by the development of antibodies after an attack of an infectious disease or by a pregnant mother passing antibodies through the placenta to a acquired immunity
reckless attack with intent to injure seriously (as with a deadly weapon) aggravated assault
feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack aggression , aggressiveness
warning signal that begins an period of preparation for an enemy air attack air alert
time period during which military and civilian agencies are prepared for an enemy air attack air alert
attack by armed planes on a surface target air attack , air raid
use of military aircraft to provide protection against attack by enemy aircraft during ground or naval operations air cover
having no weakness for attack airtight
Islamic terrorist cell that originated in Jordan but operates in Germany; goal is to attack Europe and Russia with chemical weapons al-Tawhid , Al Tawhid , Divine Unity
act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise ambuscade , ambush , lying in wait , trap
attack from a hidden location ambush
disguised attack ambush
surprise attack ambush , coup de main , raid
attacker who waits in a concealed position to launch a surprise attack ambusher
information that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint ammunition
information that can be used to attack or defend ammunition
abusive attack on a person's character or good name aspersion , calumny , defamation , denigration , slander
attack violently and suddenly assail , foray
vulnerability to forceful attack assailability
murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a treacherous surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed assassin , assassinator , bravo
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