pushiness


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offensive boldness and assertiveness

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The sales staff always exhibited the worst traits--laziness, pushiness, lack of knowledge--and as such have not received much business or regard from me.
But any irritation offset by waiter pushiness is quickly dispelled when the restaurant suddenly erupts into deep, reverberating song as staff gather around a table to facilitate a birthday celebration.
And people don't like pushiness, which is often dressed up as being driven.
His pushiness made Berlin uncomfortable enough to push back -- much to the benefit of Europe, which has little to gain from Sarkozy-style economic interventionism.
This is also true when Matt's Command talents manifest themselves in pushiness or in domineering behavior.
My critics would say I'm harsh, I'm too pushy--maybe that some of that New York pushiness that everyone always talks about is in evidence too much of the time.
To impress, he appropriated the title of 'doctor' without being entitled to it, and his pushiness enabled him to raise money which he put to excellent practical use in organizing foster homes and making sure his children got a good schooling and learned trades.
One doesn't go to his pictures for crankiness or pushiness or ardor.
Our esteemed editor, Roy Huntington, is really quite pushy, and he exercised his pushiness by "encouraging" me to enter the modern age by using a digital camera.
The drive to Reaganize America's public places, not to mention de-FDRing the dime, speaks to the level of zealotry and pushiness currently to be found only on the Republican right.
What it is is recalcitrance and immaturity and pushiness on the part of university management as opposed to specific economic issues," he said.
Such pushiness can secure an element s place in subsequent generations, but it can also mess up the gene in which it lands.
APPARENTLY, WHILE BEING JEWISH USED TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH GREED, DISLOYALTY, AND PUSHINESS, IT NOW IS ASSOCIATED WITH GOOD SATS, STRONG FAMILIES, AND FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY.
Brahms even got annoyed with Rott's pushiness (and possibly with some of the symphony's content that mimicked his own work), and the result was that Rott became depressed, delusional, hostile, and dangerous.
She cited Masaoka's humility and the ability to lead through "a quiet kind of wisdom," rather than a pushiness or forcefulness.