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Synonyms for assault

to compel (another) to participate in or submit to a sexual act

Synonyms for assault

a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped

the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will

force (someone) to have sex against their will

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Gardai are investigating the assualt on Mr Walker which took place at Ayrefield in Coolock, Dublin last Saturday during a jun- ior hurling champion- ship between Crumlin and Naomh Barrog.
But after an early onslaught led by Tore Andre Flo and Claudio Caniggia, the full-frontal assualt towards Lionel Letizi's goal petered out tamely.
The charge against the trio was reduced from attempted murder to vicious assualt because doctors couldn't directly link his death to his jaw being shattered.
But yesterday the tribunal where the lecturer is claiming unfair dismissal over the lesbian assualt claims and sexual discrimination, ruled she should not be named until they reached a decision.
THE Kiwi machine continued their assualt on the World Cup leaving Australia facing a battle to stay in the competition.
As he prepares for an assualt on the pounds 191,670 first prize, the world number five admits: "Yeah, I'm as far removed from Nick as it's possible to be.
Mulligan is rated the banker of David Nicholson's assualt on this week's glittering prizes, but I fancy SQUIRE SILK (2.
The assualt left several demonstrators were bleeding from head wounds.
Milner, PhD, director of the Center for the Study of Family Violence and Sexual Assualt at Northern Illinois University.
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Herschelle Gibbs' renaissance in the middle order continued with a 14th one-day century, which set the platform for Justin Kemp's late assualt in which he recorded a maiden half-century at the top level as 98 came from the final ten overs.
But the Senate has demonstrated its support for extending the assualt weapons ban and closing the gun show loophole.
It argues that the payment of debt cannot De obtained at the cost of the failure of a country's economy and that no international authortity can morally demand reductions in a nation's social services that assualt human dignity in order to pay down a foreign debt.
The 29-year-old has a computer in his corner as he launches an all-out assualt on the No.
But you will find him in sympathy with his spiritual colleague-in-rhetoric Susan Sontag, who explained that the assualt of September 11 was "not a `cowardly' attack on `civilization' or `liberty' or `humanity' or `the free world' but an attack on the world's self-proclaimed superpower, undertaken as a consequence of specific American alliances and actions.