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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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In 2008, the largest percentage of officers assaulted (32.
Two weeks later, another woman was robbed, tied up and sexually assaulted near Tierra Bonita Park in east Lancaster, Blake said.
It is most common for men to be sexually assaulted by women in situations where alcohol has reduced the inhibitions of the woman and the man (Struckman-Johnson & Struckman-Johnson, 1998).
August 29: An 18-year-old woman is sexually assaulted outside her house after being put in fear of her life.
based upon the results of Rainey (1994), we stated three general hypotheses: (a)A sizeable minority of referees would report that they had been assaulted, (b) a large percentage of the assaults could be considered serious, and (c) most of the assailants would be adults.
In 2007, there were 1,650 federal law enforcement officers assaulted, and 257 of these officers were injured.
The only well-defined characteristic the offenders shared was that they assaulted or killed a law enforcement officer.
Tuesday after the woman called and said her husband - who Rosenberg and neighbors identified as her boyfriend - was armed with a handgun and had assaulted her.
There were no statements from husbands, relatives, or neighbours who tried to protect or restore the honour of the assaulted victims.
A Burbank man lured a young model to the Angeles National Forest on the pretext of a photo shoot, but sexually assaulted and drowned her when she resisted having sex, a prosecutor told jurors Monday.
The Department of Homeland Security employed 1,159 of the federal officers who were assaulted.
Evidence recovered from the crime scene revealed that the victim had been sexually assaulted and that evidence provided a DNA profile of the offender.
Anne Madigan, who assaulted William Boland with a meat cleaver for taking her husband's job, took a similar view of the propriety of personal vengeance saying, "thanks be to God that it was no robbery that I committed.
According to the report, there were 3,224 officers assaulted by inmates last year -- nearly half of the incidents (1,216) involved the use of inmate-made weapons.
That woman managed to break free and escape before she was sexually assaulted, deputies said.