aggress

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Synonyms for aggress

Synonyms for aggress

take the initiative and go on the offensive

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We don't even have the right to express our opinion without being aggressed.
To be sure, the Iranians are a neighborly Muslim people, even if their government has aggressed against both nearby and faraway countries.
I always say we will not take the people of South Sudan back to war, but if we are being aggressed (attacked) like this we will have to defend ourselves.
If intervention in the affairs of people who have not aggressed against us is permissible--to stop aggression within their own community--this must be either because anyone may determine whether or not intervention is justifiable, or only when it is authorised as lawful to intervene.
Information and Culture Minister Sayed Makhdoom Rahin said it was not only men who committed violence against women, but females also aggressed against them.
It may also occur when the person aggressed is unable to give consent--for instance, while drunk, drugged, asleep or mentally incapable of understanding the situation.
Many Yemenis from the north have been aggressed while driving along the main road between Sana'a and Aden, the media has reported.
The speakers also extended their cooperation towards the Baloch National Movement for the ultimate authority of resource and the coast, saying Baloch and Pushtun and the ruled and aggressed people of the country.
The Israeli military aggressed in order to aid settlers in performing religious rites on Salfit lands.
However, he argues, convincingly in my view, that one can forfeit one's innocence, and one's consequent right not to be aggressed against or not to be killed in other ways than by being an aggressor oneself, for example by wrongfully imposing dire risks or by keeping a third party in a condition of servitude.
Although he patiently and persistently discourages what is a spontaneous personality cult growing around his name in the Arab world, it is not only modesty that seems to move him to redirect everyone's attention to the many anonymous heroes who defeated the enemy invaders, the martyrs and the aggressed survivors, but rather a lucid understanding of the importance of a strong unified front in war as well as in peace.
How can the Pope imply Muslims are the creators of terrorism while it is followers of Christianity who have aggressed against every country of the Islamic world?
The people of Tanzania, Botswana, Angola, Mozambique and Zambia were repeatedly aggressed by the racist Rhodesians and their Boer friends then running apartheid South Africa," Mugabe said.
The gleaming machine-age idealism of the former and the garrulous metamorphic bumptiousness of the latter are quoted and aggressed against in the same cruelly parodic breath.