from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Inclined to or suggestive of violent attack: "The reduction of cinema to assaultive images ... has produced a disincarnated, lightweight cinema that doesn't demand anyone's full attention” ( Susan Sontag).
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- adj. Confrontational; tending or seeming to assault
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. making an assault.
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- adj. disposed to attack
assault + -ive (Wiktionary)