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ravish -- as in: afraid they would ravish her
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  • Naughty lady, These hairs which thou dost ravish from my chin Will quicken, and accuse thee: I am your host: With robber’s hands my hospitable favours You should not ruffle thus.

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  • The soldiers ravished the city.
  • "That girl been ravished," he said.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

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