rape


rape
01. The young woman attempted suicide after being [raped] by a stranger.
02. Police have arrested a known [rapist] who is suspected in a number of attacks on prostitutes in the downtown core.
03. Logging companies continue to [rape] the old forest growth of our state.
04. The majority of [rapes] which occur in our society are not reported to police.
05. Concerned women's groups have suggested that mainstream American films often show women actually enjoying the experience of being [raped].
06. He is totally against abortion except in cases where the woman became pregnant after being [raped].
07. Hillary said that she could walk alone on the streets of Japan at night without fear of being [raped] or robbed.
08. Date [rape] is a serious issue among young adults today.
09. Victoria Billings once stated that [rape] is a culturally fostered means of suppressing women.
10. During the war in Bosnia, Muslim women were being [raped] as a deliberate tactic to humiliate and traumatize them.
11. An International Criminal Tribunal convicted three Serbs of the [rape] and torture of Bosnian women in 1992.
12. The death penalty is widely used in China, generally for such crimes as [rape], robbery with violence, and murder.
13. In 1992, the United Nations War Crimes Tribunal in the Hague defined [rape] as a war crime.
14. According to tradition, Lucretia, legendary heroine of ancient Rome, was [raped] by Sextus Tarquinius.
15. Members of the Taliban in Afghanistan are believed to have used [rape] as a gender-based weapon of war.
16. The maximum security prison is full of murderers, [rapists] and other dangerous criminals.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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