- n the action of attacking an enemy
- s violating or tending to violate or offend against
considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity
- a for the purpose of attack rather than defense
- a causing anger or annoyance
- a morally offensive
- a unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses
- a substitute a harsher or distasteful term for a mild one
- s causing or able to cause nausea
- Last week saw the great offensive of Europe's new war.
- Prime Minister John Curtin this week proclaimed publicly what everyone had guessed privately: Australia could not possibly embark on a large-scale offensive for at least six months.
- But rather than mount an offensive in the strongholds of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in South Waziristan the sort of campaign promised by President Asif Ali Zardari .
- President Bush in Christian Science Monitor
Here is the bottom line: While the enemy in Iraq is still dangerous, we have seized the offensive, and the Iraqi forces are becoming increasingly capable of leading and winning the fight,Bush said in a speech at the National Defense...
- Doc Rivers in ESPN
It would have been one thing if he had been scoring and we had not been scoring; then it would have been an issue,Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. "But we were scoring and we had great rhythm -- we had great offensive rhythm -- and you could...
- Brett Favre in International Herald Tribune
My offensive line looks good, the defense played good down the stretch,Favre told the Biloxi newspaper. "I'm excited about playing for a talented young football team."