Assault

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Definition

to assault (someone): to attack, to strike, to violate (someone)
verb

an assault: an attack, a strike, physical violence
noun
assault and battery attack and physical violence

Examples

  • "The assaulted man is in stable condition at a local hospital."
  • "Furthermore, the weapon used in the assault, allegedly a small glass bottle, was not found at the scene of the crime."
  • "Police have no leads in a mysterious case in which a man was assaulted with what is believed to be a small glass bottle."
  • "Detectives have not made any connection between the trousers and the assault, and are still looking for clues."

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