aggress aggress  /ə ˈɡrɛs/


  • (v) take the initiative and go on the offensive

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  1. Also, that will must be sufficiently manifest that potential aggressors will calculate that they could not aggress without disaster to themselves.
  2. Whenever the Germans holler about aggression, it is a pretty good sign they are getting ready to aggress.
  3. We can criticize her for not recognizing that the intelligence was dubious and for voting for war against a state that did not aggress against us.


  • Attractive and successful: In bonobos, attractive females are more likely to win conflicts against males

    While intersexual dominance relations in bonobos never have been thoroughly studied in the wild, several ideas exist of how females attain their dominance status. Some researchers suggest that bonobo female dominance is facilitated by females forming coalitions which suppress male aggression. Others think of an evolutionary scenario in which females prefer non-aggressive males which renders male ...
    on July 15, 2013     Source: Science Daily

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