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Synonyms for molestation

the act of subjecting someone to unwanted or improper sexual advances or activity (especially women or children)

the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism

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Lightwood stood irresolute, but Bella's husband passed him in the steadiest manner, with Bella on his arm; and they went home without encountering any further remonstrance or molestation from any one.
They rattled through the quiet streets, made their call at the captain's lodgings, cleared the town, and emerged upon the open road, without hindrance or molestation.
According to details, after reporting of a molestation attempt on a four-year-old schoolgirl by a school guard in Ibrahim Haideri, Senior Executive Vice President PTI Sindh Haleem Adil Sheikh rushed to the private school where an angry mob had already besiege it and it was feared that they might lynch the accused, Eedo Badinpoto.
Lahore -- Member of core committee of Pakistan Tehreek Insaf Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has issued white paper on "increasing child molestation, sexual violence and deteriorating law and order situation and role of flop government"
LAHORE: Former governor Punjab and member of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf core committee Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar on Thursday issued a white paper on increasing child molestation, sexual violence, deteriorating law and order situation and role of the failed government".
Summary: Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jan 1 (ANI): The Bengaluru Police on Monday refuted the reports of an alleged molestation incident on New Year's Eve.
An Indiana City Councilman was arrested Friday after being charged with child molestation.
TWO youth, including a budding cricketer, were killed on Tuesday in Handwara, about 85 kms from here, when Army opened fire to disperse a stonepelting mob which was protesting against alleged molestation of a girl by some of its personnel.
com)-- Beginning this fall, more than 200 elementary school classrooms across the state of Ohio will have access to proactive educational curriculum about how to prevent child molestation.
ISLAMABAD -- All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has strongly denounced molestation of a nurse by Director Health of the territory and demanded strict actions against him.
Woody Allen has long been associated with child molestation claims.
In the lecture on child abuse and molestation organised at the Emirates Association for Social Development (EASD) auditorium here, they said 10 per cent of the child molestation cases are committed by a person not known to the victim's family and 40 per cent of the victims do not know what molestation means.
Mumbai: Within 36 hours after arresting a 35-year-old school bus cleaner at Juhu in north-west Mumbai for allegedly raping a four-year-old nursery student, the city police on Saturday booked him for molestation, after admitting that they wrongly charged the man with rape.
New Delhi, July 21 -- Gaurav Jyoti Neog of News Live channel who allegedly shot the video of the molestation of a girl in Guwahati on July 9 was on Friday arrested on charges of instigating the mob.
Summary: JEDDAH: There is need to enact stringent penal laws against rapists and sexual perverts, lawyers, religious scholars, psychologists and victims of molestation have told Arab News.