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assault
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The Hobbit
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  • How much Gandalf knew cannot be said, but it is plain that he had not expected this sudden assault.
  • Soon the attackers were attacked, and they were forced into a great ring, facing every way, hemmed all about with goblins and wolves returning to the assault.
  • Their friends could not help them, for the assault from the Mountain was renewed with redoubled force, and upon either side men and elves were being slowly beaten down.

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

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