ATTACK's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of attack
Definition:
n. offensive move; expression of strong criticism; hostile comment
Example:
A national newspaper received an anonymous phone call warning about the attack just minutes before the first device exploded.
Sentence in Classic:
Her face was inundated with an angry colour and she looked as if she would attack someone with her hands.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
So now I was in possession of C, O, and M, and I was in a position to attack the first message once more, dividing it into words and putting dots for each symbol which was still unknown.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
At the same time there were renewed rumours that Frederick and his men were plotting to attack Animal Farm and to destroy the windmill, the building of which had aroused furious jealousy in him.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Sergey Ivanovitch was for a minute surprised at this unexpected view of the subject; but he promptly made a new plan of attack.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He looked at Prince Vasili in perplexity, and only later grasped that a stroke was an attack of illness.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Our aim is no longer, as it should be, to avoid or attack the enemy, but solely to avoid General Buxhowden who by right of seniority should be our chief.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In the contrary case, Your Majesty, I shall see myself forced to repel an attack that nothing on my part has provoked.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The plan was based on the fact that the French line of operation was too extended, and it proposed that instead of, or concurrently with, action on the front to bar the advance of the French, we should attack their line of communication.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The Russian army, only half the strength of the French, does not make a single attempt to attack for a whole month.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The fever of plucky patriotism which the Servian attack roused in all the Bulgarians has pulled him through the war; but he is obviously glad to be home again.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
Chillip, in his Sunday neckcloth, to the pulpit; and think what a good place it would be to play in, and what a castle it would make, with another boy coming up the stairs to attack it, and having the velvet cushion with the tassels thrown down on his head.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context