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襲う, おそう
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to attack, to assail, to make an assault, to strike, to hunt down
2. to succeed (someone in a post, role, etc.)
3. to make a sudden visit
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寝込みを襲う, ねこみをおそう
Expression, Godan verb
to attack while someone is asleep, to make a surprise attack