Constupration
Constupration Con`stu*pra"tion, n. The act of ravishing; violation; defilement. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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  • constupration — (kon stu pra sion) s. f. Viol. •   Par quelque grande occision Venger la constupration, SCARR. Virg. trav. ch. II.    Mot vieilli. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Constupration, COTGRAVE . ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. constuprationem, de cum, et stuprare, violer …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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  • To do violence on — Violence Vi o*lence, n. [F., fr. L. violentia. See {Violent}.] 1. The quality or state of being violent; highly excited action, whether physical or moral; vehemence; impetuosity; force. [1913 Webster] That seal You ask with such a violence, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To do violence to — Violence Vi o*lence, n. [F., fr. L. violentia. See {Violent}.] 1. The quality or state of being violent; highly excited action, whether physical or moral; vehemence; impetuosity; force. [1913 Webster] That seal You ask with such a violence, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Violence — Vi o*lence, n. [F., fr. L. violentia. See {Violent}.] 1. The quality or state of being violent; highly excited action, whether physical or moral; vehemence; impetuosity; force. [1913 Webster] That seal You ask with such a violence, the king, Mine …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rape — I noun abuse, assault, constupration, defilement, defloration, depredation, despoliation, forcible violation, pillage, plunder, plunderage, rapere, rapine, ravage, ravishment, seduction, sexual assault, spoliation, stupration, violation… …   Law dictionary

  • rape — n. 1. Violation, defloration, constupration, ravishment, defilement, carnal knowledge of a woman (forcibly and against her will). 2. (Bot.) Navew, French turnip (Brassica napus) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • ravishment — n. 1. Rape, defloration, constupration, violation, defilement. 2. Rapture, ecstasy, transport, great delight, enravishment. 3. Abduction …   New dictionary of synonyms

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