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At least two more women have since come forward with similar allegations of assault.

This can buy time for B and T cells from the adaptive immune system to multiply into an army that can deliver a more precise and devastating assault if one is needed.

Harvey Weinstein was fighting criminal charges for a pattern of behavior that included hotel room assaults.

The order called for a multi-agency assault on Section 230, involving the commerce and justice departments, the Federal Communications Commission, and the Federal Trade Commission.

California is a bright, shining example that you can build a humming engine of economic growth, even in a state that embraces relatively high taxes and progressive values—an unforgivable assault on conservative worldviews.

But damn, the music is catchy—a neo-soul aural assault of horns, electro swirls, yelps, funky basslines, and harmonized vocals.

Luckily, Tor was prepared for this sort of assault, and has built-in defenses to protect against it.

It was like a constant assault, an almost stupefying catalogue of mindless racial insult and injury.

For his tireless assault on evolutionary biology and downsizing the deity to fit within science, I give Meyer second place.

In their midst stands a soldier with the Lebanese armed forces in a red beret, sporting an assault rifle and an unblinking stare.

The case was an assault and battery that came off between two men named Brown and Henderson.

Pat Malone, you are fined five dollars for assault and battery on Mike Sweeney.

He made a violent assault against the nation of his enemies, and in the descent he destroyed the adversaries.

The imperialists under the duke of Bourbon, took Rome by assault and plundered it.

Edwin had to brace himself again, for an assault upon the fastness of the stationmaster.


On this page you'll find 110 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to assault, such as: aggression, charge, incursion, invasion, offensive, and onslaught.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.