offensive


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violating or tending to violate or offend against

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for the purpose of attack rather than defense

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causing anger or annoyance

morally offensive

unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses

substitute a harsher or distasteful term for a mild one

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causing or able to cause nausea

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For example, both offensive and defensive time of possession have large differences in chances of winning of approximately 75%.
The main job of the defensive lineman is to first nullify the charge of the offensive lineman and, secondly, to use his hands and arms to gain separation from the offensive player so he can help tackle the ball carrier.
3 : made for or relating to an attack <offensive weapons> <an offensive strategy>
Erin Keating, the producer of Offensive Women, met Goldman at N.
What's offensive is that Scudamore is so in thrall to the most powerful of his member clubs that they're giving the impression they're making up the rules as they go along.
Cleveland Browns quarterbacks coach Rip Scherer and former North Carolina and Fresno State offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti also spoke with Dorrell about the position.
A 44 call places the ends in a three-point stance with an inside shade on the offensive tackles.
In Ellerth, the Supreme Court provided guidance in determining who may subject the employer to vicarious liability for engaging in sexually offensive conduct by directing that the focus should be on whether the offending employee was aided in the misconduct because of his or her position with the employer.
Blubber, by Judy Blume, for offensive language and unsuited to age group.
Richmond Webb, a 320-pound offensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins, lifts weights for more than an hour two to three times a week.
It's not as offensive, in my judgment, as the average soap-opera commercial or a speech on the Senate floor by North Carolina's Jesse Helms, but it's offensive nonetheless.
Likewise, we faded from "The mission of our troops is wholly defensive" (George Bush's words) into trying "to ensure that the coalition has an adequate offensive military option" (George Bush's words).
Call of Duty: United Offensive is a robust expansion pack, introducing 13 all-new single-player missions distributed among historical U.
UCLA interviews Cignetti for offensive coordinator job
The offensive, defensive, and special teams coordinators will take our opponents' films with them for a preliminary viewing (at their leisure).
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