verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM assault
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH assaultassault , battery
Example sentences from the Web for assault
The assault on the GAOA was previewed the day before the election, when DOI missed a deadline to file a list of projects that would receive LWCF funding in fiscal year 2021.
A 29-year-old woman was arrested and charged with assault that occurred at this location.
A 63-year-old Falls Church man was arrested and charged with assault.
Its immune system can later launch an assault against that protein when it encounters it in the future.New Pfizer vaccine appears 90 percent effective against COVID-19|Erin Garcia de Jesus|November 10, 2020|Science News For Students
Police arrested eight people, with charges including destruction of property and assaults on police.Police video shows fatal crash as D.C. officers attempt to stop moped driver|Peter Hermann, Justin Jouvenal, Julie Zauzmer|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Again concealing the weapon within his doublet, a sudden realisation of the necessity for speed overcame the assaulter.The Strong Arm|Robert Barr
Weaponless, the assaulter had used his hands, and now with a knee upon Mexia's breast he strove to throttle him.Sir Mortimer|Mary Johnston
I have friends who will find means to succour and protect you, be who will your assaulter!'The Wanderer (Volume 4 of 5)|Fanny Burney
British Dictionary definitions for assault
- the culmination of a military attack, in which fighting takes place at close quarters
- (as modifier)assault troops