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violated

verb
past tense of violate

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2 to treat (a sacred place or object) shamefully or with great disrespect
  • the invaders violated the temple by using it to stable their horses

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3 to engage in sexual activity and especially intercourse with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
  • criminal statutes delineating acts that constitute violating another person

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  • date raped
  • gang raped
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“Violated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/violated. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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