verb (used with object)
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH assaultassault , battery
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Example sentences from the Web for assault
At least two more women have since come forward with similar allegations of assault.ICE Deported a Woman Who Accused Guards of Sexual Assault While the Feds Were Still Investigating the Incident|by Lomi Kriel|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
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.‘Trained Immunity’ Offers Hope in Fight Against Coronavirus|Esther Landhuis|September 14, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Harvey Weinstein was fighting criminal charges for a pattern of behavior that included hotel room assaults.The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time|by Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News|September 10, 2020|ProPublica
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.Why the most controversial US internet law is worth saving|Amy Nordrum|September 9, 2020|MIT Technology Review
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.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More|Marlow Stern|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.How Martin Luther King Jr. Influenced Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’|Peter Guralnick|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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 Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The imperialists under the duke of Bourbon, took Rome by assault and plundered it.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Edwin had to brace himself again, for an assault upon the fastness of the stationmaster.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
British Dictionary definitions for assault
- the culmination of a military attack, in which fighting takes place at close quarters
- (as modifier)assault troops