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inclined to act in a hostile way

marked by boldness and assertiveness

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having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends

tending to spread quickly

characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight

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6 million traffic offences that caused accidents occurred in the UAE between 2007-2012, 5,583 fatal crashes in Sharjah in the same period were due to aggressive driving.
Researchers hypothesize that aggressive children may not experience as strong of an emotional response to fearful situations as their less aggressive peers do; because they have a weaker fear response, they are more likely to engage in antisocial behavior.
It is assumed owners of aggressive dogs (or dogs perceived as aggressive) are antisocial show-offs," explained Dr.
Prof Jianfeng Xu, from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Centre, in North Carolina, US, said: "The current inability to accurately distinguish risk for lifethreatening, aggressive prostate cancer from the overwhelming majority of slowgrowing cases creates a treatment dilemma.
Results revealed the estimates correlated highly with the actual aggressive behaviour of the men - even if they only saw the picture for a split second.
Past research on verbal aggression supported the consensus that males tend to be verbally more aggressive than females (Archer, 2004a; Archer 2004b; Tapper & Boulton, 2004).
3 : being forceful in getting things done <an overly aggressive salesperson>
Fries has an outstanding track record for being able to deliver quality on an aggressive schedule.
In the United States, more than 90 percent of CML cases are diagnosed in the least aggressive phase, says hematologist Brian J.
In any event, there are helpful lessons to be learned from recent events about how to manage a company's tax planning, compliance, and audit activities to minimize the risk of becoming a future target of aggressive governmental actions.
The government's aggressive theories to reduce contractor cost recovery also extend to traditional cost accounting requirements under government contracts.
This year, the X Games dropped eight events - highlighted by Aggressive In-Line Park, Downhill BMX and Skateboard Vert Doubles - and added four events, including Moto X SuperMoto and Skateboard Big Air.
The defense may choose to approach it in a conservative manner, take a much more aggressive course, or, most often, use a mix of both conservative and aggressive mindsets.
According to data collected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), approximately 88,000 nursing home residents in the United States have exhibited aggressive behavior in the week prior to their assessment with the Minimum Data Set (MDS).
Infantile fibromatosis is an uncommon, usually cutaneous, nonmetastasizing but locally aggressive fibroblastic proliferation.