[ UK /ɐɡɹˈɛsɪv/ ]
[ US /əˈɡɹɛsɪv/ ]
[ US /əˈɡɹɛsɪv/ ]
tending to spread quickly
an aggressive tumor
characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
a belligerent tone
aggressive acts against another country
having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends
an aggressive basketball player
he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions
an aggressive businessman
How To Use aggressive In A Sentence
- They can't say conclusively he's not alive, and the presumption is they must aggressively pursue every avenue of this case. Scott Speicher
- Over 20 factors were analyzed amongst the DUI attorneys sampled, including whether free consultations are offered, if a lawyer is willing to do 'outcall' (meaning they will meet with potential clients outside the office), how aggressive the defense of the client is, the degree to which each client is offered access to their lawyer, how much time is spent with each client talking by phone or over email, and other factors. WebWire | Recent Headlines
- This construction of a new world order comes from a naïive and untraveled President, emboldened in his ignorance by advisors who have been plotting an aggressive Pax Americana ever since the Soviet bloc's collapse.
- Still, for the medium term, either the government needs to scutinize refinery activity much more closely, adopt new regulatory authority and aggressively enforce antitrust laws, or it must intervene to deconcentrate the market. Robert Weissman: What To Do About the Price of Oil
- A client who uses aggressive tactics against you to get their way is a real liability, and you should extricate yourself from the situation as quickly as possible.
- Save aggressively over the next five years so she has the choice to work as an independent consultant, if she desires.
- Petrocelli Monday afternoon began an aggressive cross-examination after Simpson finished five hours of gentle questioning by his own lawyer Friday and Monday.
- Her aggressiveness made it difficult for him to explain his own feelings.
- brought up to be aggressive and defiant
- One wonders how Ecevit, with his exaggeration and selective memory, can have an objective and nonaggressive attitude toward a fair solution in Cyprus. Europe's Highs And Lows