How To Use Offensively In A Sentence

  • The appreciation for and tolerance of being called the N-word by anyone and for whatever reason, is tantamount to accepting the moniker of monkey, baboon or some other primate to which Blacks have offensively been compared.
  • He's a workhorse on a team that plays hard defensively, but provides little cushion offensively.
  • With computer systems being insecure, governments lax, people untrustworthy and buyable, putting this kind of very personal, very important, very vulnerable information into the hands of people only because it's a nice revenue stream is offensively stupid.
  • I presume the aim is to provide an atmosphere that is inoffensively opulent, timeless and bland, so that nothing distracts you from thinking about the sensation in your mouth.
  • It was a pallid-eyed youth of eighteen in overalls who received Michael, receipted for him to the expressman, and carried his crate into a slope-floored concrete room that smelled offensively and chemically clean. CHAPTER XXIV
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  • Offensively, I'm going to run the floor and try to outwork my man.
  • The whole experience was offensively inoffensive - mechanically brilliant but creatively dead.
  • You have two defensive tricks, but a bare hand offensively. Times, Sunday Times
  • Fordyce has struggled offensively all season but is signed for two more years.
  • Without body and sufficient fruit flavors, Sauvignon blanc wines from the Loire Valley are offensively vegetal and aggressively acidic.
  • he said so in one of his more offensively intellectually arrogant sentences
  • These teeth are used to crush prey, mostly of shellfish and crustaceans, and only rarely are used offensively towards divers.
  • His manner was often offensively supercilious, and then again modest and self - effacing, almost tremulous.
  • If at 'any time it is necessary to throw away a quantity of inexpensive spent liquor which may smell offensively, a small quantity of the crystals of permanganate of potassa will instantly deodorise a large quantity of fluid, and this without adding to it any offensive scent of its own, as in the case of chloride of lime or carbolic acid. Practical Taxidermy A manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting, preserving, and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums. With additional instructions in modelling a
  • And, once war finally came, they urged the Government to rearm fully and quickly, and take strong action offensively, instead of doing little or nothing during the early period of “phony war” (the sitzkrieg). Re: The Other Lesson Of Munich.
  • The group who had been shouting offensively opened to let her through.
  • The Texans have been equally putrid offensively.
  • That these inoffensively dull tracks are collected as a Big Statement, something the artist has longed to get off his chest, is a little depressing - and not in a good way.
  • When I looked back she was angling a mirror to see what must have been offensively dark chin hairs so she could tweeze them out.
  • He later apologized for speaking offensively about the Queen.
  • The vocals and instrumentation are inoffensively charming and at times memorable.
  • It's not that the majority of the songs presented are offensively bad, just completely (pardon me) unessential.
  • He would probably say that Yao is more dominant offensively.
  • `In this crisis, we must act offensively,' the President said
  • Although, to be used offensively, guns should be in strong masses, in order to strike a decisive blow on some single point; this is by no means the case when _used defensively_; for, A Treatise on the Tactical Use of the Three Arms: Infantry, Artillery, and Cavalry
  • A. needed against an offensively effective if defensively weak Knicks team.
  • Indeed, the Warriors had more lapses defensively and were frustrated offensively, as they have been throughout 2004.
  • After struggling offensively in lopsided losses to Florida and Clemson, Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier decided to start quarterback Stephen Garcia, a highly regarded redshirt freshman from Tampa who was the centerpiece of his recruiting class in 2007. USATODAY.com
  • Two gentlemen, who were smartly dressed in suits and ties, would not stop talking loudly and offensively during a captivating musical performance by the three-piece.
  • The Bucks still are infuriating, but they are talented enough offensively to scare the bejabbers out of anyone.
  • Surrounded once again by top-drawer talent including Charles Tingwell (her husband in DRACULA, PRINCE OF DARKNESS), Jack Hedley (THE ANNIVERSARY), and Edwin Richfield (QUATERMASS AND THE PIT), Shelley is here opposed by the ogreish and even more offensively made-up Patrick Wymark (!) as Major Jocomo and Michael Ripper as Lieutenant Tojoko. Fear and Loathing on Blood Island
  • I am not biased against the authority as the writer offensively suggests, nor am I politically-motivated.
  • Everything on the market seemed to turn into those bendy, rimless shards sheened with that bluish, rather offensively reflective stuff.
  • Jose Macias has had a terrible time offensively and defensively at second this year, and rookie Oscar Salazar is short on experience.
  • If at 'any time it is necessary to throw away a quantity of inexpensive spent liquor which may smell offensively, a small quantity of the crystals of permanganate of potassa will instantly deodorise a large quantity of fluid, and this without adding to it any offensive scent of its own, as in the case of chloride of lime or carbolic acid. Practical Taxidermy A manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting, preserving, and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums. With additional instructions in modelling a
  • The Ravens, merely average offensively this season, managed to outgain the high-powered Patriots' attack during the back-and-forth game. Patriots Survive and Advance to Super Bowl
  • In other clips, he acted inoffensively, if goofily. Week in Ideas
  • There are two schools of cheese straw – the fancy continental sort, what the Italians call salatini al formaggio, made with twists of puff pastry, lightly sprinkled with cheese; and the crumbly, more offensively cheesy variety, cut from a shorter pastry, and of an older vintage in this country at least – the first recorded recipe, in Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management is very similar to Rose Prince's shortcrust version. How to cook perfect cheese straws
  • IV. iii.290 (417,8) [affection's men at arms] _A man at arms_, is a soldier armed at all points both offensively and defensively. Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies
  • The Bucks still are infuriating, but they are talented enough offensively to scare the bejabbers out of anyone.
  • They are inoffensively patterned and meticulously maintained, with fluffy robes in the bathroom, DVDs by the TV and home-made biscuits at the bedside.
  • I tread cautiously here, firstly because my one posted review, which has no comments as of this writing, is quite weak, if inoffensively so.
  • Instead, pretend that the offensively young and ridiculously old are normal people like you and me. Times, Sunday Times
  • Nothing here is damning, but the whole affair ultimately drifts by inoffensively and unmemorably.
  • See Republican critic after Republican critic blast these money-grubbing, greedy, lazy, freeloading moneybags who are offensively overpaid, get off work at a leisurely 2:30 in the afternoon, have three months of vacation, and can live off their fat pensions in high-life luxury retirement, jetting to Paris and Biarritz and drinking champagne cocktails while sucking the life out of the Real America. Robert J. Elisberg: Revealed: Who Actually Caused America's Financial Collapse
  • I prefer the term scarier, especially offensively. chicagotribune.com - News
  • Other than Amare Stoudemire's roll to 37 points , the Suns never seemed to click offensively.
  • But for a supposed servant of the people to use such a metaphor to refer to a bill that affects us all in such important ways is outrageously and offensively paternalistic or should I say “maternalistic?” and flies in the face of what the relationship between the citizens and Congress in this country is meant to be. HCR: Pelosi tells the simple-minded American people not to worry our pretty little heads about it
  • A breastfed baby's stools should be frequent, greenish, inoffensively fragrant, loose, and unformed.
  • So I know there's been threads regarding creepy men and I can see why a guy might feel insulted or take the term creepy offensively. Wrong Planet Asperger / Autism Forums
  • You have two defensive tricks, but a bare hand offensively. Times, Sunday Times
  • Vigorous debate is welcome, but acting offensively towards others in the group is rarely helpful.
  • the admiral intends to act offensively in the Mediterranean
  • that wretched beast, the elephant, breathing inoffensively not a pace behind me
  • The team is set offensively in the outfield, so Lewis most often is used as a defensive replacement late in tight games.
  • You have two defensive tricks, but a bare hand offensively. Times, Sunday Times
  • Here's something interesting: If, using Inaz's total values, Alex Gordon had had the exact same season offensively that he did in 2008 (25.7 runs), but combined it with his 2007 defensive performance (5.4 runs+ 2.0 2008 pos adjustment = Royals Review
  • Generally, stinging mechanisms found around the mouth parts of marine creatures are used offensively, while stinging parts ranged along the back and tail are defensive in origin.
  • It was a pallid-eyed youth of eighteen in overalls who received Michael, receipted for him to the expressman, and carried his crate into a slope-floored concrete room that smelled offensively and chemically clean. CHAPTER XXIV
  • You have two defensive tricks, but a bare hand offensively. Times, Sunday Times
  • Only one phaser is inoperative, which means, offensively, the ship is almost totally effective, but defensively its lack of forward shielding makes the vessel incredibly vulnerable.
  • Miranda has misfired because the police never believed in Miranda and developed ways to use it offensively, the lower courts and, eventually, the US Supreme Court have distinguished it to death, and you cannot keep a defendant quiet. Matthew Yglesias » The Ontology of Miranda Rights
  • he smelled offensively unwashed
  • In literature the era of ‘offensively Australian’ nationalism and tediously dun naturalism was over.
  • You have two defensive tricks, but a bare hand offensively. Times, Sunday Times
  • If the morals of mankind have not contracted an extraordinary degree of depravity, within these thirty years, then must I be infected with the common vice of old men, difficilis, querulus, laudator temporis acti; or, which is more probable, the impetuous pursuits and avocations of youth have formerly hindered me from observing those rotten parts of human nature, which now appear so offensively to my observation. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker
  • The Easton Guys started off the weekend with a bang and found the zone offensively as the bats exploded for a 22-1 shellacking of the Hi-Lites from Okotoks, AB.
  • A team which plays offensively as the Yanks do may find it tough to change their MO during playoff time.

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