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Meaning of assault

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
      2: a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who
         appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
      3: thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946
      4: the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse
         against her will [syn: {rape}, {violation}, {assault},
      v 1: attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger
           assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly"
           [syn: {assail}, {assault}, {set on}, {attack}]
      2: force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman
         was raped on her way home at night" [syn: {rape}, {ravish},
         {violate}, {assault}, {dishonor}, {dishonour}, {outrage}]
      3: attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning
         paper attacked the new House Speaker" [syn: {attack},
         {round}, {assail}, {lash out}, {snipe}, {assault}]

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