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synonyms for sexual assault

  • molestation
  • rape
  • violation
  • carnal abuse
  • date rape
  • forcible intercourse
  • grope
  • ravishment
  • sex crime
  • sexual abuse
  • sexual offense
  • unlawful sexual intercourse
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How to use sexual assault in a sentence

The case was an assault and battery that came off between two men named Brown and Henderson.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Pat Malone, you are fined five dollars for assault and battery on Mike Sweeney.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He made a violent assault against the nation of his enemies, and in the descent he destroyed the adversaries.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The imperialists under the duke of Bourbon, took Rome by assault and plundered it.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Edwin had to brace himself again, for an assault upon the fastness of the stationmaster.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Bonaparte made an unsuccessful attempt to carry St. Jean d'Acre by assault.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The tale of the assault as told by Harry could only be explained on the ground of possession by the Devil.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
The sexual cycle can take place only within the body of one genus of mosquito, anopheles.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
He bitterly opposed the idea of an assault, and he grumbled at being kept before the position.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
This was "assault" in truth, and oddly enough seemed to restore the victim to perfect coolness.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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