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  1. List of paraphrases for "assaults":

    attacks, aggressions, assault, aggression, muggings

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  1. Sarah Larney:

    People might be surprised that although overdose was the most common cause of death, it's far from the only cause of death that people using opioids outside a prescription experience at excessive rates, smoking-related illnesses such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases are common. Trauma is another major factor. People are exposed to car accidents, assaults and other causes of injuries at greater than usual rates, and suicide is also much more common than in the broader population.

  2. Congressman Deutch:

    I am deeply concerned with documents that have been turned over by HHS that record a high number of sexual assaults on unaccompanied children in the custody of the Office of Refugee and Refugee Resettlement, together, these documents detail an environment of systemic sexual assaults by staff on unaccompanied children.

  3. Tark Ji-Il:

    For Shin to be arrested for forced confinement and physical assaults shows that her church was not working as a' normal' church but had characteristics of a pseudo-religion exploiting the followers.

  4. Miriam Carey:

    To see the disparity in the treatment of individuals... who have no respect for our nation's Capitol, vandalizing and actually committing assaults and they get to walk away unharmed and not even arrested, it's hurtful.

  5. Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal:

    I was deeply troubled to read the allegations contained in last month's Pennsylvania grand jury report, the report revealed that sexual assaults on children -- and efforts to cover up such assaults -- were far more widespread in Pennsylvania than we ever thought possible.


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