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assault
used in The Tipping Point

4 uses
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Definition
to attack someone or something physically or verbally; or to threaten violence
  • When the case came to trial, Goetz was easily acquitted on charges of assault and attempted murder.
    Chapter 4 (6% in)
  • On radio call-in shows and in the streets, he was treated as a hero, a man who had fulfilled the secret fantasy of every New Yorker who had ever been mugged or intimidated or assaulted on the subway.
    Chapter 4 (5% in)
  • Allen had been previously arrested for attempted assault.
    Chapter 4 (38% in)
  • Two years after the Goetz shooting, Ramseur was sentenced to twenty-five years in prison for rape, robbery, sodomy, sexual abuse, assault, criminal use of a firearm, and possession of stolen property.
    Chapter 4 (39% in)

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