attack vs assault: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: attack or assault

How to spell attack?

attack
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attacknoun

ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation

attackverb

attack in speech or writing

attacknoun

(military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)

attackverb

take the initiative and go on the offensive

attacknoun

a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase

attacknoun

intense adverse criticism

attackverb

launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with

attackverb

attack someone physically or emotionally

attacknoun

the act of attacking

attacknoun

an offensive move in a sport or game

attacknoun

a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition

attackverb

begin to injure

attackverb

set to work upon; turn one's energies vigorously to a task

attacknoun

strong criticism

attacknoun

the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent)

assaultnoun

the crime of forcing a person to submit to sexual intercourse against his or her will

assaultverb

attack in speech or writing

assaultverb

attack someone physically or emotionally

assaultverb

force (someone) to have sex against their will

assaultnoun

a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped

assaultnoun

close fighting during the culmination of a military attack

assaultnoun

thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946

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