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Noun
A military attack or raid on an enemy position
“So can we expect an military assault version of the two-wheeled wonder?”
Noun
The act of forcing a person to engage in sexual activity and especially intercourse
“At the police station, I was charged with assault.”
Noun
A violent attack, either physical or verbal
“He levelled a verbal assault against his opponents.”
Verb
Make a physical attack on
“Groups of teenagers slap or otherwise assault unsuspecting members of the public and record the incident on their camera phones.”
Verb
To attack, threaten or harass
“Subsequent reports indicated he probably died from friendly fire, although still while trying to heroically assault an enemy position.”
Verb
To engage in sexual activity and especially intercourse with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
“… was registered as a sex offender after assaulting the victim.”
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