aggressively aggressively  /ə ˈɡrɛ sɪv li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an aggressive manner

Usage(s):

  1. The real danger for Democrats in the Iraq debate isn't that they'll oppose the war too aggressively; it's that they won't oppose it aggressively enough.
  2. The group continues to prod the President to campaign aggressively for a federal marriage amendment.
  3. While we were walking around the ballroom, I learned that Second Life is aggressively heterosexual.

News

  1. Superman: Coming to a church near you

    Warner Bros. Studios is aggressively marketing "Man of Steel" to Christian pastors, inviting them to early screenings, creating Father's Day discussion guides and producing special film trailers that focus on the faith-friendly angles of the movie.  The movie studio even asked a theologian to provide sermon notes for pastors who want to preach about Superman on Sunday. Titled "Jesus: The ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KIII Corpus Christi

  2. Obama takes bolder Syria stand as G-8 talks open

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of caution, President Barack Obama suddenly is positioned more aggressively on Syria than the global leaders he's joining at a summit Monday, now that he has authorized weapons and ammunition shipments to struggling rebels.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Are These Oil Companies Growing Too Aggressively?

    Drilling down into capital spending at exploration and production companies reminds investors of its high costs. The question you need to answer is if a company you've invested in is growing too aggressively.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

Quotes

  1. The firm said in a statement: "We believe this verdict is fundamentally wrong and will aggressively seek to have it reversed."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Walt Disney Source: The Press Association

  2. "We're going to keep competing aggressively to make sure the jobs and industries of the future are taking root right here in America," Obama said.
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "We are talking very aggressively with others around the world," Paulson said in an interview on ABC News' "This Week." "If a financial institution has business operations in the United States, hires people in the United States......they have...
    on Sep 21, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: ABC News

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