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assailant

assailant

assailant Sentence Examples

  • I heard my assailant searching from room to room.

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  • Almost immediately, the room erupted with a gunshot and both my assailant and I dropped to the floor.

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  • but there turned upon his assailant, and, by superior swiftness, threatened to cut the English off from Portugal.

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  • but there turned upon his assailant, and, by superior swiftness, threatened to cut the English off from Portugal.

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  • When I swallowed, my assailant was jamming in his knife anew.

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  • The only item of information I'd withheld from Detective Jackson was that the assailant had asked me where everybody else was.

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  • The mother will defend her young with the utmost desperation against any assailant, and ha s p been known to sacrifice her own life rather than desert them.

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  • The assailant pushed a rag against the sleeping girl's nose and mouth and quietly, but with surprising speed, was down the stairs and out the front door in the matter of seconds.

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  • I told Julie everything that happened, my being attacked at Howie's house and that the assailant was shot dead.

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  • "Yes, and the assailant too," I shook his hand and tried to calm my voice so I didn't sound like stammering fool, "He's a serial killer.

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  • The assailant shoved Dean backwards, sitting him down hard on the concrete sidewalk as his head whacked the wall.

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  • If the assault only led to injury and was unintentional, the assailant in a quarrel had to pay the doctor's fees.

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  • If the assault only led to injury and was unintentional, the assailant in a quarrel had to pay the doctor's fees.

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  • While Dean's assailant had not worn gloves, surprisingly, to Dean at least, there were no trace­able fingerprints on the weapon.

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  • This, he imagined, would compel an assailant to maintain large forces in the advanced trenches, which he proposed to attack by vertical fire from mortars.

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  • In 1629 Prynne came forward as the assailant of Arminianism in doctrine and of ceremonialism in practice, and thus drew down upon himself the anger of Laud.

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  • The African species use the nasal horns as weapons, with which they strike and toss their assailant, but the Asiatic rhinoceroses employ their sharp lower tusks much as does a boar.

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  • His most formidable assailant was Johann Melchior Goeze (1717-1786), the chief pastor of Hamburg, a sincere and earnest theologian, but utterly unscrupulous in his choice of weapons against an opponent.

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  • In 1649 he accompanied the mission of Henry, count of Nassau, to Denmark, and in 1651 entered the lists of science as an assailant of the unsound system of quadratures adopted by Gregory of St Vincent.

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  • "Where are the others?" a voice growled in my ear as my assailant dragged me backwards out of the room toward the front of the house.

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  • Rough Castle, near Falkirk, is very much smaller; it is remarkable for the astonishing strength of its turf-built and earthen ramparts and ravelins, and for a remarkable series of defensive pits, reminiscent of Caesar's lilia at Alesia, plainly intended to break an enemy's charge, and either provided with stakes to impale the assailant or covered over with hurdles or the like to deceive him.

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  • Rousseau, though not an active assailant of Christianity, could have claimed kindred with the nobler deists.

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  • An attempt made upon his life, during a picnic at Clontarf, caused great excitement throughout Australia, and his assailant, a man named O'Farrell, was hanged.

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  • An attempt made upon his life, during a picnic at Clontarf, caused great excitement throughout Australia, and his assailant, a man named O'Farrell, was hanged.

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  • Nadir, when hastening to the support of some Afghan levies who wer doing good service, was fired at and wounded by a stray assailant suspecting his son, Ri~a Kuli, of complicity, he commanded thi unfortunate prince to be seized and deprived of sight.

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  • It was at Taunton that Disraeli fell upon O'Connell, rather ungratefully; whereupon the Liberator was roused to retort on his assailant vehemently as "a liar," and humorously as a probable descendant of the impenitent thief.

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  • While Dean's assailant had not worn gloves, surprisingly, to Dean at least, there were no trace­able fingerprints on the weapon.

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  • However, she's attacked by the masked assailant.

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  • We do not see the assailant, who is in shadow.

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  • The dog handler and dog gave chase and arrested the assailant.

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  • We found that kicks were very unreliable to disarm an assailant.

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  • However it took some time to identify the correct assailant before Derek Lyle received his marching orders.

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  • In the first volume a stressed and pressurized woman with a fragile mental state gets attacked by a mysterious bat wielding assailant.

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  • Seconds later he too is murdered by an unseen assailant.

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  • The director was shot and stabbed by a lone assailant in broad daylight in Amsterdam while on his way to work.

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  • A teenage student was battered by an unknown assailant on 25th October 1980 in the grounds of Leeds University.

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  • The first bit of information of any value relating to unarmed defense against an armed assailant is found on pages 23 through 25.

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  • The only thing stopping her enjoying her find is a mysterious assailant.

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  • Before there's much chance to react she is grabbed from behind by a mystery assailant (guess who!

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  • assailant's identity or whether he had been detained were available.

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  • strangled with wire from the assailant's watch.

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  • unseen assailant.

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  • Seward, and three other persons who came to his assistance, were also wounded by the assailant.

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  • While a pronounced theist - though not a church Christian - he is hardly less an assailant of traditional theism than Kant (e.g.

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  • In 1649 he accompanied the mission of Henry, count of Nassau, to Denmark, and in 1651 entered the lists of science as an assailant of the unsound system of quadratures adopted by Gregory of St Vincent.

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  • In 1629 Prynne came forward as the assailant of Arminianism in doctrine and of ceremonialism in practice, and thus drew down upon himself the anger of Laud.

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  • The African species use the nasal horns as weapons, with which they strike and toss their assailant, but the Asiatic rhinoceroses employ their sharp lower tusks much as does a boar.

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  • This, he imagined, would compel an assailant to maintain large forces in the advanced trenches, which he proposed to attack by vertical fire from mortars.

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  • The mother will defend her young with the utmost desperation against any assailant, and ha s p been known to sacrifice her own life rather than desert them.

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  • The most moderate form of the censure presents him in the odious light of a trimmer; the vulgar and venomous assailant is sure that Erasmus was a Protestant at heart, but withheld the avowal that he might not forfeit the worldly advantages he enjoyed as a Catholic. When by study of his writings we come to know Erasmus intimately, there is revealed to us one of those natures to which partisanship is an impossibility.

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  • Rough Castle, near Falkirk, is very much smaller; it is remarkable for the astonishing strength of its turf-built and earthen ramparts and ravelins, and for a remarkable series of defensive pits, reminiscent of Caesar's lilia at Alesia, plainly intended to break an enemy's charge, and either provided with stakes to impale the assailant or covered over with hurdles or the like to deceive him.

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  • His most formidable assailant was Johann Melchior Goeze (1717-1786), the chief pastor of Hamburg, a sincere and earnest theologian, but utterly unscrupulous in his choice of weapons against an opponent.

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  • Nadir, when hastening to the support of some Afghan levies who wer doing good service, was fired at and wounded by a stray assailant suspecting his son, Ri~a Kuli, of complicity, he commanded thi unfortunate prince to be seized and deprived of sight.

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  • Rousseau, though not an active assailant of Christianity, could have claimed kindred with the nobler deists.

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  • Opposite the British, who as usual deployed at a distance and then advanced in long continuous lines, the Russians were posted on the crest of a long glacis-like slope, which offered but little dead ground to an assailant.

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  • It was at Taunton that Disraeli fell upon O'Connell, rather ungratefully; whereupon the Liberator was roused to retort on his assailant vehemently as "a liar," and humorously as a probable descendant of the impenitent thief.

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  • Thus ended an affair which seems to have occasioned Calvin much more uneasiness than the character of his assailant, and the manifest falsehood of the charge brought against him, would seem to justify.

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  • The crime quickly became eclipsed by Mr. Dodson's animated warning to the assailant: "We got your t-shirt.

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  • Since the great majority of victims know their assailant, the purpose of the medical examination is often not to establish identity but to establish nonconsensual sexual contact.

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  • Parents should resist letting anger toward the assailant take precedence over attention to their child or adolescent.

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  • The second season finale ended with J.R. shot by an unseen assailant.

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  • In the series finale for 1981, televisions fans went into frenzy as an unknown assailant shot J.R. at the office.

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  • I got a name for you; your assailant.

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  • Seward, and three other persons who came to his assistance, were also wounded by the assailant.

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  • Opposite the British, who as usual deployed at a distance and then advanced in long continuous lines, the Russians were posted on the crest of a long glacis-like slope, which offered but little dead ground to an assailant.

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  • The assailant pushed a rag against the sleeping girl's nose and mouth and quietly, but with surprising speed, was down the stairs and out the front door in the matter of seconds.

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  • "Where are the others?" a voice growled in my ear as my assailant dragged me backwards out of the room toward the front of the house.

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  • I heard my assailant searching from room to room.

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  • Almost immediately, the room erupted with a gunshot and both my assailant and I dropped to the floor.

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  • When I swallowed, my assailant was jamming in his knife anew.

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  • The only item of information I'd withheld from Detective Jackson was that the assailant had asked me where everybody else was.

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  • I got a name for you; your assailant.

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  • Reluctantly, I informed her of the discouraging fact the dead assailant wasn't the Delabama killer as we'd assumed.

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  • I told Julie everything that happened, my being attacked at Howie's house and that the assailant was shot dead.

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  • "Yes, and the assailant too," I shook his hand and tried to calm my voice so I didn't sound like stammering fool, "He's a serial killer.

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  • The assailant shoved Dean backwards, sitting him down hard on the concrete sidewalk as his head whacked the wall.

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  • Taken by surprise he is ambushed and strangled with wire from the assailant 's watch.

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