aggravated assault

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ag·gra·vat·ed assault

An assault that includes a legally defined feature that makes the offense more serious than simple assault, such as the use of a deadly weapon or the intent to commit a more serious offense, such as rape.
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Noun1.aggravated assault - a reckless attack with intent to injure seriously (as with a deadly weapon)aggravated assault - a reckless attack with intent to injure seriously (as with a deadly weapon)
assault - a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
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