Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of assault.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. sexually abused; -- a euphemism.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • His first instinct was to find her, but as he pulled his hand from his clothing, the wave of pain assaulted him once again, only to stop when he once more found the cloth wrapped bundle he had grasped unconsciously before.

    Caribou House « A Fly in Amber

  • John McCain assaulted Jeannette Jenkins, cousin of an American missing in South Vietnam since May of 1965, by backhanding her against the wall.

    Is McCain About to ‘Refine’ His Withdrawal Plan, Too? « Antiwar.com Blog

  • While I have not been able to get either the penguin or the seal in the story below to publicly comment, an off the record penguin who stated being a sibling to the penguin assaulted is that the victim in this case had subsequently begun working as a prostitute.

    Again I stand corrected :) « Bound, Not Gagged

  • Edd (Twodees) Partain assaulted a fellow officer in El Salvador, where they were part of an illegal operation that a couple of bad guys want to be completely forgotten.

    Archive 2007-09-09

  • It was his great unhappiness that he was again assaulted by the temptation; and no other could be expected, for this was a place, this an hour, of temptation.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • Not many days had elapsed, when the pope was again assaulted at the altar.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Although Opie and Andy have been suspended for 30 days (no word on whether it's with or without pay), a great thing happened on the way to the radio station -- The line in the sand has been drawn, and it says that making fun of minorities will get you fired, making fun of women will get you fired ... but making fun of women getting raped and assaulted is fair game, and possibly good for ratings: Last month, cable network MSNBC dropped its simulcast of Imus 'show, then CBS Radio fired him for using racist and sexist terms to describe the Rutgers women's basketball team.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • His argument may seem arcane, even to most Muslims, but to men who had risked their lives in order to carry out what they saw as the authentic precepts of their religion, every word assaulted their world view and brought into question their own chances for salvation.

    RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • And good for Opie and Andy (quite possibly the gayest names in showbiz), for having the foresight not to call the assaulted and raped women in question, nappy headed hoes.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Pasgen listened for a little while, but no burst of shrieks and catcalls assaulted his ears.

    Ill Met By Moonlight

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