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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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Chase was accused of assaulting three teens ages 15 to 19 between March and May 2002 after they accepted rides with him.
After Eliza Burke, mother of an infant, was sentenced to one month for assaulting Mary Dalton with a hatchet, a debate began as to whether nursing infants went to prison with their mothers.
Nardone and McNulty plead guilty July 1 to assaulting off-duty Probation Officer, Teri Adams, and her brother, Don Adams, after charges against the two teamsters had been reduced.
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was charged Friday with sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman in a case bound to tarnish the career of one of the NBA'S superstars.
Zabuski finished serving a 10-year prison sentence last fall for sexually assaulting one woman and trying to rape another.