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Assaulter

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Noun

1. aggressor, assailant, assaulter, attacker

someone who attacks

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Assaulter

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noun
1. 
a violent attack, either physical or verbal
2. law
an intentional or reckless act that causes another person to expect to be subjected to immediate and unlawful violence
Compare battery (sense 4), assault and battery
3. 
a. 
the culmination of a military attack, in which fighting takes place at close quarters
b. 
(as modifier)
assault troops
4. 
rape or attempted rape
verb (transitive)
5. 
to make an assault upon
6. 
to rape or attempt to rape

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Assaulter

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noun
1. 
a violent attack, either physical or verbal
2.  Euphemism
rape1
3.  Law
an unlawful threat or unsuccessful attempt to do physical harm to another, causing a present fear of immediate harm
4.  Military
a. 
a sudden attack upon a fortified place
b. 
the close-combat phase of an attack
verb transitive, verb intransitive
5. 
to make an assault (upon)
adjective
6. 
designating a rifle or other firearm, either automatic or semiautomatic, designed especially for military use

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Assaulter

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n.
1.
a. A violent physical attack, as with blows.
b. A strong or cutting verbal attack.
2.
a. A military attack, such as one launched against a fortified area or place.
b. The concluding stage of an attack in which close combat occurs with the enemy.
3. Law
a. An unlawful threat or attempt to do bodily injury to another.
b. The act or an instance of unlawfully threatening or attempting to injure another.
4.
a. Sexual assault.
b. The crime of rape.
5. A rigorous or energetic effort to accomplish something difficult: an assault on the mountain's summit; an assault on poverty.
v. as·sault·ed, as·sault·ing, as·saults
v.tr.
1. To make a violent assault upon; attack. See Synonyms at attack.
2. To rape.
3. To attack verbally; criticize or denounce.
4. To harass or beset: assaulted by advertisements.
v.intr.
To make an assault.

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