how to pronounce assail


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the above transcription of assail is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

assail is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of assail


  1. To attack with harsh words or violent force (also figuratively).

assail frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word assail occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics assail can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that assail can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to assail


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