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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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The findings suggest that sexual assault in the military is more detrimental to sexual function than childhood sexual abuse alone, which "is distinct from the pattern long observed in civilian women that childhood sexual abuse confers a greater risk for sexual pain than adulthood sexual assault," Carey S.
The Central Bureau of Statistics submitted their yearly report on personal assaults in the country on Thursday.
The video going viral on social media shows her being pushed to the ground in a garden and assaulted by a man in the presence of at least one other person.
An assault of any kind should never be considered 'part of the job' and offenders need to understand that North Wales Police will not tolerate such behaviour." SHOCKING figures from the Home Office reveal the number of violent assaults on police officers is soaring.
Northumbria Police sawthe number of attacks increase from 266 five years ago to 518, with 105 assaults resulting in injury last year.
Statements like "Why didn't he or she run?" or "They should take self-defense classes," can come across as blaming the victim without a person even realizing it, making it more difficult for an individual who has experienced sexual assault to speak out about his or her experience.
More importantly, we ourselves ignore the grotesque nature of these assaults and choose to brush them under our rugs.
Tell us why the Office on Women's Health is involved in sexual assault prevention.
He has been charged with two section 47 assaults against two boys aged 10 and 12 and 19 charges of section 39 assault against 'unidentified children', the force said.
SARGODHA -- Two people allegedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy in Shahpur on Friday, police said.
Adults are more likely to identify campus culture--including heavy drinking (59%), casual hook-up attitudes (43%), and fraternities and sororities (42%)--among the top five causes of sexual assault on campus.
ACTOR Kevin Spacey is being investigated by British police over a second alleged sexual assault, it is understood.
The payments - under its Assault At Work Scheme - were issued to more than 200 workers absent as a result of a serious physical assault incurred during the course of their duties.