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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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She rushed one of the US assaulters and was shot in the leg but not killed.
The daily said that a group of men attacked the ISF and one of the assaulters told them that he belongs to an "organization" in the area, something which forced the security, again, to step away without achieving anything.
She also denied earlier reports stating that she had jumped out of the window, saying that she had been thrown out by her assaulters.
As the roar of departing rotor blades filled the sky, commando assaulters cleared four separate compounds in search of their elusive quarry.
As for the notion of shelters for assaulters, it is at best naive.
Similarly, the focus on men as assaulters has resulted in little study of women as sexual assaulters of men (Anderson & Struckman-Johnson, 1998; Struckman-Johnson, Struckman-Johnson, & Anderson, 2003).
They accomplished this by interviewing both the officers and their assaulters and found that the offenders paid very close attention to the officers' behaviors prior to assaulting them.
Sexual assaulters tend to come back over and over again, so we use evidence in previous sex assaults in current cases,'' she said.
The report also said that "compounding the problems of homophobic police, biased press coverage, and fears among gay people is the attitude of some judges who often seem, by their light sentences for those who assault and kill gay people (as was typified last year by a Florida judge who congratulated the assaulters in court), to condone crimes against gay people.
Moreover, there might also be deterrence-based reasons, if it could be supposed (not implausibly) that racist assaulters needed to be deterred more than non-racist assaulters, either because there were more of them (more problems is not the same as more of a problem), or because the strength of their resolve to commit assaults was greater than for other assaulters, or because the likelihood of their repeating their assaults was greater.
In retrospect, no one should have been surprised that the jury let King's assaulters walk.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police Chief has eventually confirmed to media on Wednesday that Asma, who was strangulated to death in Mardan a few days back, was sexually assaulted before she was killed by the heartless assaulters who continue to be at large till the filling of this write up.
It is still unknown whether the assaulters were private security guards or personnel belonging to the Chinese police.
We were the assaulters, clearing the structures [of enemy fighters] and we were always careful because there were structures rigged with improvised explosive devices (IEDs),' she said.
The ultimate goal is that the assaulters are not just tried in a court of public opinion, but in an actual court of law.