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aggress

ag·gress

aggress

pronunciation:
gres
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: aggressed, aggresses, aggressing
definition: to initiate an attack or quarrel; be the aggressor.
Word Parts
The word aggress contains the following parts:
ag- Latin prefix that means to, toward
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The prefix ag- occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of ad- used before roots beginning with "g." See ad-.
gress Latin root that means to walk, go