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sexual abuse

noun
1.
rape, sexual assault, or sexual molestation.
Also called sex abuse.
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Unwanted sexual activity forced on a person by another through coercion or threats.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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