aggression

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a disposition to behave aggressively

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a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack

violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked

the act of initiating hostilities

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People should never stick hands into a car to pet a dog, even if the dog is familiar, and should also be careful when getting into a car because of this protective aggression," notes Dr.