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An example use of assault in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… that excuses a sexual assault by saying …”
Assault is the act of attacking or threatening to attack someone with the intent to cause bodily harm.
the word assault occurs in english on average 15.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that assault can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;