assault

All Noun Verb
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  • Info In common law, assault is the act of creating apprehension of an imminent harmful or offensive contact with a person.
  • Large open areas allow for air assault operations to take off and land.
  • Since each state has its own laws, there is no universal assault law.
  • Assault teams were generally broken down into three-five man cells.
  • After four months she reported to the police that he assaulted her.
  • In the event of an assault, the keep formed the last line of defence.
  • His head had also been repeatedly struck against the wall in the assault.
  • This assault was directed along much the same route as the previous heavy cavalry attacks.
  • He also assaulted her and threatened to kill her if she tried to leave.
  • Simple assault can be distinguished without the intent of injury upon another person.
  • Within three weeks the army launched a general assault.
  • One soldier was killed and three others wounded in the assault.
  • The division's last two major assaults of the war were in October.
  • This was followed by back-and-forth assaults on the two throughout January.
  • This comes just eight days after he was in court to see two men sent to prison for assaulting him.
  • Each of these groups is planned to include eight attack and eight assault/transport helicopters.
  • After thirty minutes, when the gas had taken effect, a physical assault on the building commenced.
  • He was arrested on a charge of third-degree assault.
  • Police recovered evidence from almost every location the pair had taken the girls and assaulted them.
  • She said a black man was in her house; he had come through the back door and assaulted her.
  • He stated that soldiers pulled him from his bed and assaulted his guards.
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Meaning of assault

  • noun Close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
  • noun A threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
  • noun Thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946