Opponent Attempts

Some articles on opponent, opponent attempts, attempt, attempts:

Priority (fencing)
... a fencer must threaten the target area of their opponent with the point of the foil while their arm is extending ... with the tip, the hit made by a fencer that initiates an attack will have priority if the opponent attempts a stop-hit into a simple attack ... the opponent attempts a stop-hit into a compound attack but isn't in time ...
Propaganda - Techniques
... Ad hominem A Latin phrase that has come to mean attacking one's opponent, as opposed to attacking their arguments ... Bandwagon Bandwagon and "inevitable-victory" appeals attempt to persuade the target audience to join in and take the course of action that "everyone else is taking" ... "plain folks" or "common man" approach attempts to convince the audience that the propagandist's positions reflect the common sense of the people ...

Famous quotes containing the words attempts and/or opponent:

    While I am in favor of the Government promptly enforcing the laws for the present, defending the forts and collecting the revenue, I am not in favor of a war policy with a view to the conquest of any of the slave States; except such as are needed to give us a good boundary. If Maryland attempts to go off, suppress her in order to save the Potomac and the District of Columbia. Cut a piece off of western Virginia and keep Missouri and all the Territories.
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    A candidate once called his opponent “a willful, obstinate, unsavory, obnoxious, pusillanimous, pestilential, pernicious, and perversable liar” without pausing for breath, and even his enemies removed their hats.
    —Federal Writers’ Project Of The Wor, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)