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assault
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • It may be watched and guarded, so that the enemy shall not force his way again into the citadel, and might even in his subsequent assaults, select some other avenue, in preference to that where he had formerly succeeded.

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  • I was assaulted by a man in a mask.
  • It is an assault on free speech.

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