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Synonyms for assault

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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Neil Pheonix, 63, of New Broughton, Wrexham, faces one charge of indecent assault on a male.
Neil Pheonix, 62, of Wrexham, faces one charge of indecent assault.
Elsa Oliver is listed as the victim in one of the assault and battery charges and one of the assault and battery with a dangerous weapon charges.
Sexual Assault by one member of the command on another member of the command is detrimental to the unit cohesion and readiness.
Aggravated Assault Table, "Aggravated Assault, Types of Weapons Used, Percent Distribution by Region, 2012"
Jacob Renald Smith, 22, is charged in six incidents in 2003 involving assaults, sex crimes -- including some against women who had small children with them -- and a home-invasion robbery in which a woman in her 60s was shot in the chest.
There is evidence that continued command emphasis on sexual assault prevention, combined with policy and training initiatives by both the Army and DOD, have helped Soldiers recognize that sexual assault as a crime that needs to be reported and have created more of a willingness by some victims to report incidents.
In the few studies of women who assault men, women assaulters were more likely to have experienced past sexual abuse, to hold stereotypical attitudes about male sexuality, and to believe that typical female roles are restrictive (Anderson, Kontos & Tanigoshi, 2002 Shea, 1998).
Many so-called assault weapons covered by the law that just expired are not even particularly powerful compared to hunting dries, using amino of smaller caliber and lower velocities.
While a sexual assault by a stranger may occur on camp property, we have a much more realistic concern with such violence occurring within a relationship.
Later that year, Michael Ross signed a declaration stating that he made up all of the sexual assault stories.
These are necessary and positive steps, but by themselves they may still prove inadequate because they miss a crucial point: The real root of the pervasive sexual assault problems of military academies lies not with the administration or with the programs it implements, bur within the minds of the cadets themselves.
The fear of assault ran well ahead of allegations of rape, not to mention actual rapes.
The court held that fact questions as to whether the inmate feared further sexual assault by the corrections officer, whether the inmate made a cottage manager aware of her fear of assault, whether the cottage manager was deliberately indifferent to the inmate's notification regarding a threatened sexual assault, and whether the proffered reasons for placing the inmate in segregation was a pretext.
Assault report forms could be made more user-friendly with tick boxes to increase the low rate of assault reporting.