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ravish -- as in: afraid they would ravish her
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • The ravisher stopped suddenly, his knees bent under him, and he fell with Teresa in his arms.
  • The young shepherd stopped, as if his feet had been rooted to the ground; then he put the butt of his carbine to his shoulder, took aim at the ravisher, followed him for a second in his track, and then fired.

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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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