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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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Previous studies showing an association between vitamin D levels and aggressive prostate cancer were based on blood drawn well before treatment.
8 per cent of crashes in Sharjah between 2007-2012 were caused by aggressive driving.
Washington, April 24 ( ANI ): Infants aged 1 who sweat less when they are scared may become more aggressive at age 3, according to new research.
Researchers found that people labeled with "low agreeableness" was a good predictor of a preference for those dogs considered to be more aggressive than average.
A GENETIC variant has been discovered that appears to make some men develop aggressive and deadly forms of prostate cancer, researchers said.
PEOPLE with wider faces are more aggressive, according to a study.
Over the years, a consensus has been established among researchers studying aggression: males tend to be more aggressive than females (Archer, 2004a; Archer, 2004b; Archer & Haigh, 1997; Bettencourt & Miller, 1996; Crane-Ross, Tisak & Tisak, 1998; Eagiy & Steffen, 1986; Tappere & Boulton, 2004).
1 : showing a readiness to fight or argue <an aggressive dog> <aggressive behavior>
Working on an aggressive, fast-track schedule of 22 weeks, B.
Patients with the less aggressive phase of the cancer showed the best results.
As a result, the IRS has gone from an agency that five years ago, in the wake of the 1998 IRS Restructuring and Reform Act, was either too intimidated or distracted to pursue audits and investigations to an agency that today is increasingly, and sometimes surprisingly, aggressive in its efforts to find, punish, and thereby deter what it considers to be noncompliant taxpayers.
Contractors face a skeptical Congress, eager prosecutors and investigators and aggressive auditors who firmly believe that contractors overprice their goods and services sold to the federal government.
If read broadly, "any service" could be construed to be the mere preparation of a tax return if it included the aggressive tax idea, even though the idea was promoted to the client by an unrelated third party.
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.