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rape1

rape1

 
pronunciation:
reIp
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the crime of forcing an unwilling or legally incompetent person to participate in sexual intercourse.
synonyms:
assault, violation
similar words:
abuse, defilement, molestation, ravishment
definition 2: destructive assault, as on a city, landscape, or the like.
synonyms:
attack, destruction, devastation, ruin
similar words:
assault, defilement, demolition, desecration, ravage, sack, wreckage
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: raped, rapes, raping
definition 1: to force (an unwilling or legally incompetent person) to submit to sexual intercourse.
synonyms:
violate
similar words:
abuse, accost, assault, attack, defile, deflower, molest, ravish
definition 2: to assault destructively.
synonyms:
destroy, devastate, ravage
similar words:
assault, demolish, desecrate, disturb, ravish, raze
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to commit an act or acts of raping.
similar words:
attack
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derivation: rapist (n.)
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