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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of aggress.

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Examples

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: It was a defensive strike, because the gentleman kind of aggressed toward him like he was going to hit him.

    CNN Transcript Sep 3, 2009

  • Had the Pope not "aggressed" by appointing archbishops and bishops to English Sees, and so raised the scare of which Lord John Russell and Mr. Punch really seem to have been the leaders, Doyle would not have resigned, and no opening would have been made for Tenniel.

    The History of "Punch"

  • In announcing Mr. Zawahiri's accession, al Qaeda confirmed several "principles," including "inciting the Muslim nation to...perform jihad against the infidel invaders who have aggressed the Muslim nations," singling out Israel and the U.S., according to the statement on the Ansar al Mujahidin website.

    Bin Laden's No. 2 to Lead al Qaeda

  • In announcing Mr. Zawahiri's accession, al Qaeda confirmed several "principles," including "inciting the Muslim nation to...perform jihad against the infidel invaders who have aggressed the Muslim nations," singling out Israel and the U.S., according to the statement on the Ansar al Mujahidin website.

    Bin Laden's No. 2 to Lead al Qaeda

  • How could a being aggressed in this way, while totally helpless, develop into a relaxed, trusting person?

    The First Cut | Her Bad Mother

  • Both the Vertas and Pravus have taken out specific human targets recently and aggressed against the Order itself.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • Both the Vertas and Pravus have taken out specific human targets recently and aggressed against the Order itself.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • That's why they aggressed to the Gates of Vienna in 1529.

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • That's why they aggressed into Spain and Portugal in the 700s.

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • Bat Ye'or defined dhimmitude thus (my emphasis): dhimmitude [...] represents a behavior dictated by fear (terrorism), pacifism when aggressed, rather than resistance, servility because of cowardice and vulnerability.

    Archive 2008-07-01

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