verbal assault


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verbal assault

Very hostile speech directed at someone. Don't talk to Stan today—I just tried to ask him a simple question, and I got a verbal assault. A: "Why are you crying?" B: "The professor gave me a verbal assault in the middle of my presentation."
See also: assault, verbal
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However, this is based on the assumption that the Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will ensure that there is no physical attack and verbal assault on the officers.
TEACHERS have been subjected to more than a thousand physical and verbal assaults in schools across North Wales over five years.
Verbal assault is very deadly as it directly hits the soul, spirit and body of the recipient.
Even the ultra-rightist daily Jomhuri Eslami was offended by the verbal assault.
I must commend the bus driver who, although under a barrage of verbal assault from a very irate owner of the car involved, just quietly went about the business of calming the man down and taking details, photographs, etc.
Perhaps Thornton may have been slightly excessive, but not half as excessive as McCririck's verbal assault on him.
As punishment for Jade's latest verbal assault on the lead Barbie, Mercedes, both girls are taken to a strange lab and sedated.
The scathing attacks present in these classical manuscripts demonstrate that all-out verbal assault was as skillfully used centuries ago as it is today, if not more so
But he was never seriously tested thereafter, while Bradford boss Colin Todd was also sent off shortly before the interval after appearing to launch a verbal assault on the fourth official.
Robbie savage has launched another astonishing verbal assault on the FA of Wales ruling council, calling them 'unbelievable'.
The principal charged Smith with verbal assault and suspended him for 10 days, later reduced to eight The Mount Pleasant Board of Education upheld the suspension, and the ACLU initiated the court challenge.
In a subset of 83 patients (excluding those who had taken the drug for less than 21 days or had used disallowed concurrent medications), there were also significant reductions in subscales measuring irritability, verbal assault, assault against others, and assault against property, he said.
And as emotions threatened to boil over Buckie coach Robbie Nicol was sent to the stand after a verbal assault on the linesman just before the break.
After a series of court appearances whose origin was a ease of verbal assault on a Zug bus driver, Leibacher repeatedly expressed to authorities his disdain for the government and even made threats should his case not be attended to more seriously.
Among the complaints was the assertion that management's prohibition of verbal assault was an unfair labor practice.