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assault
used in Nine Stories

2 uses
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Definition
to attack someone or something physically or verbally; or to threaten violence
  • Charles and I are both quite concerned about you; we hope you were not among those who made the first initial assault upon the Cotentin Peninsula.
    6 — For Esme:—with Love and Squalor (97% in)
  • It satirized the familiar, everyday tragedy of a chaste young girl, with belowshoulder-length blond hair and udder-size breasts, being criminally assaulted in church, in the very shadow of the altar, by her minister.
    8 — De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period (49% in)

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