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aggression

ag·gres·sion

aggression

 
 
pronunciation:
gre shn
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: unprovoked hostile action against a country by another's military forces.
The nation retaliated for its neighbor's aggression by launching missiles.
synonyms:
offensive
similar words:
assault, attack, blitz, charge, foray, invasion, onset, onslaught, siege, thrust
definition 2: any offensive action against another.
He was punished for the aggression he carried out in the classroom.
synonyms:
assault, attack
similar words:
belligerence, invasion, offense
definition 3: the practice of doing such acts.
synonyms:
belligerence, belligerency, hostility, militancy
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