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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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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 victim might later decide to quit the job he or she had when the assualt occured.
Hogan declined comment on whether these ITALDs may be used in the event of a US-led assualt against Iraq, except to say that they "will be available lust as any other asset is for deployment when and if called upon.
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.
Editor's Note: I certainly do not blame Norinco for the assualt weapons ban, but I do find it ironic that the importation of product from a company owned by the Communist Chinese government resulted in the restriction of our ownership of firearms.
For a vehement assualt on this "poor analogy" see van Inwagen (1977, pp.
Try calling the cops in the event of an assualt on your home or your person and you risk being told in so many words that such stuff is beneath their attention.
39) The detractors of the "Trial" are both comic and evil, wooing the audience to enjoy rather than abhor their comic assualt on Mary's reputation.
Yet over the next few years the Conservative assualt proved remorseless, if somewhat unconcerted.
The author tries to break the unnatural silence with a relentless assualt upon the taboo.
1985) (affirming an assualt conviction and holding that the defendant's evidence of her subjective belief that she was in peril fell "woefully short" of establishing a reasonable perception of imminent danger).
Applicants for a license to operate a child-care facility are to provide the Commissioner of public Welfare with a sworn statement on any past convictions or pending charges for offenses involving criminal sexual assualt or taking indecent liberties with children.
It delves into the life of three working women in the city and how a sexual assualt changes their lives forever.
Investigators earlier reported finding a copy of the Quran in the gunman's backpack, which also housed the semiautomatic rifle used in the assualt, the Jerusalem Post newspaper reported.