N on n
The 'attack' group
These nouns refer to a physical or verbal attack on someone or something.
The letter is an attack on the Prime Minister from start to finish, and not a particularly well disguised attack.
Security surrounding the Pope has been stepped up since a 1981 attempt on his life in Rome.
Teachers' unions attacked the government for what they called a 'class-based' onslaught on state education.
Assault, attack, raid, revenge, and slur are sometimes followed by upon instead of on.
air raid assault attack attempt foul hatchet job onslaught raid revenge slur
The assault upon Leningrad promptly collapsed.