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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·sault, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Assaulted; p. pr. & vb. n. Assaulting.]
 1. To make an assault upon, as by a sudden rush of armed men; to attack with unlawful or insulting physical violence or menaces.
    Insnared, assaulted, overcome, led bound.   --Milton.
 2. To attack with moral means, or with a view of producing moral effects; to attack by words, arguments, or unfriendly measures; to assail; as, to assault a reputation or an administration.
 Before the gates, the cries of babes newborn, . . .
 Assault his ears.   --Dryden.
 Note:In the latter sense, assail is more common.
 Syn: -- To attack; assail; invade; encounter; storm; charge. See Attack.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : sexually abused [syn: molested, raped]