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Present participle for to physically attack
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“Tiffany would angrily assault a staff member at the videogame store who had mistaken her for a man.”
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Present participle for to attack or besiege, especially militarily
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“I at once ordered the whole corps to advance and assault the enemy's base.”
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Present participle for to engage in carnal activity with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
“Harvey was known to assault women, who would subsequently take their anger out on Don.”
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Present participle for to physically attack violently
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Present participle for to confront through the use of military force
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Present participle for to bombard with bombs or artillery
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Present participle for to engage in an altercation
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Present participle for to come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent
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Present participle for to persistently carry out attacks on (an enemy or an enemy's territory)
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Knocking to the ground
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(with reference to a person's nerves) Present participle for to set or be set on edge
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Present participle for to struggle or fight back when attacked
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Present participle for to engage in activity with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
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Present participle for to hem in
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Present participle for to confront or come up against
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Present participle for to be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
Noun
An aggressive and violent physical act against a person or object
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Adjective
For the purpose of attack rather than defence
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