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assault
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
to attack someone or something physically or verbally; or to threaten violence
  • He was sitting very straight in his chair, his powerful chest swelling and quivering as though he were standing up to the assault of a wave.
    p. 14.4

There are no more uses of "assault" in 1984 by Orwell.

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