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assaulting

verb
present participle of assault

Synonyms & Antonyms of assaulting

1 to engage in sexual activity and especially intercourse with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
  • was registered as a sex offender after assaulting the victim

Synonyms for assaulting

Words Related to assaulting

  • date raping
  • gang raping
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assaulters

assaulting

assaultive

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“Assaulting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/assaulting. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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