toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

assault
used in Lucky by Sebold

4 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
to attack someone or something physically or verbally; or to threaten violence
  • That is the area where you were assaulted; is that right?
    Chapter Eleven (60% in)
  • He did not use the word raped but he said "assaulted brutally in a park near her campus.
    Chapter Five (16% in)
  • "It's not 'the thing that happened to me,' or 'the assault,' or 'the beating,' or 'that.'
    Chapter Five (35% in)
  • I described the assault, the blow job, talked about how cold I was, detailed the robbery of $8 from my back pocket, his kiss good-bye, his apology.
    Chapter Eleven (38% in)

There are no more uses of "assault" in Lucky by Sebold.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®