Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an aggressive or offensive manner.

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  • adverb In an aggressive manner.

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  • adverb in an aggressive manner

Etymologies

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aggressive +‎ -ly

Examples

  • As an analyst for 20 years, I don't know that I've seen the term aggressively explore strategic alternatives in a press release.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • I can only hope that the legislature rectifies this problem by instituting greater fines and gives the CDOW more leeway in aggressively pursuing these reckless and idiotic individuals.

    Bears Kill Colorado Woman Who Fed Them

  • The Tax Payers 'Alliance, right-of-centre thinktanks and the conservative media have weighed in aggressively on his side.

    We deserve a fair society, but it won't be created by a vendetta against the poor

  • I can only hope that the legislature rectifies this problem by instituting greater fines and gives the CDOW more leeway in aggressively pursuing these reckless and idiotic individuals.

    Bears Kill Colorado Woman Who Fed Them

  • Although five of the six major book publishers have conve rted to an "agency" pricing model, setting their own retail prices, Bertelsmann AG's Random House publishing group and many smaller publishers still employ the traditional wholesale model meaning Borders could choose to discount some titles aggressively from these publishers in a bid to drive traffic to its website.

    Borders Group's Entry in E-Books May Herald Discounts

  • Instead, he goes after specific bucks aggressively from a brand-new perch every day.

    What You Need to Hunt Early-Season Bucks

  • The reason we don't enforce these laws more aggressively is because it would shine a spotlight on how absurd the laws actually are, and the politicians who are too chicken to do the right thing would have to actually do something.

    Sound Politics: Seattle NAACP: "We Didn't Do A Lot, But We Held On"

  • Henin aggressively closed out the victory two points later, belting a forehand into the corner and charging forward to finish off the tournament with a volley.

    Henin dominant in winning third straight French Open

  • The investigators, in Italian, aggressively began to tell her she's never getting out of here unless she tells the truth and that they were sure that Lumumba was involved, and if she didn't come clean she was going to be in a lot of trouble.

    In Defense of Murder

  • People begin aggressively yelling at the bus driver.

    Archive 2005-05-01

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