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assailant
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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someone who attacks
  • Other times, the dummy would startle me; I would have forgotten all about it, and in the gray half-light of that room I would think it was an assailant—for a figure standing so still beside a sleeping body could as easily be an attacker as a guard.
    p. 99.2

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