aggressive aggressive  /ə ˈɡrɛ sɪv/


  1. (adj) having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends
  2. (adj) tending to spread quickly
  3. (adj) characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight


  1. It's the season when the red-winged blackbird nests and the males are particularly aggressive.
  2. But no test is able to determine reliably whether the cancer is slow-growing and probably nonfatal or aggressive and in need of immediate treatment.
  3. And it's aggressive, Mustang's promoters are eager to point out.


  1. QB Jameis Winston, aggressive defense talk of the day as Florida State’s puts a wrap on the spring

    QB Jameis Winston, aggressive defense talk of the day as Florida State’s puts a wrap on the spring
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Aggressive pit bull case back before Hannibal City Council Tuesday

    The case of an aggressive pit bull is back on the Hannibal City Council agenda Tuesday tonight. Last month the dog's owner faced penalties related to the city's dangerous dog ordinance after his dog
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WGEM Quincy

  3. Aggressive Hydraulics opens new headquarters in East Bethel, MN

    The Aggressive Hydraulics factory in East Bethel looks anything but industrial.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune


  1. "I thought the Lakers were clearly the more physical team today," Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. "I thought they were more aggressive. I thought they attacked us the entire night."
    on Jun 3, 2010 By: Doc Rivers Source: ESPN

  2. "There are some aggressive, angry emotions. If you believe what you read my personal safety could be in jeopardy," Armstrong told Tuesday's Guardian newspaper. "Cycling is a sport of the open road and spectators are lining that road. I try to...
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Lance Armstrong Source: Malaysia Star

  3. "She was super consistent and aggressive and just went for her shots," said Williams, the reigning Wimbledon champion who was seeded sixth. "I wasn't in control of the points."
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Venus Williams Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

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