aggressor

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one who starts a hostile action

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Carthage, though a commercial republic, was the aggressor in the very war that ended in her destruction.
Pickwick as the aggressor, he set up an appalling and semi- earthly kind of howling, and butting forward with his head, commenced assailing that immortal gentleman about the back and legs, with such blows and pinches as the strength of his arm, and the violence of his excitement, allowed.
Ever was he the aggressor, and though always he kept his flashing blade between the girl and her enemies, yet he managed to force them hither and thither about the room, calling to the girl to follow close behind him.
Yet, somewhere between these two points, notwithstanding the fact that the aggressor must have entered the cab either with or without his consent, Mr.
For though it is true that they had killed Tom Jeffry, yet Jeffry was the aggressor, had broken the truce, and had ill-used a young woman of theirs, who came down to them innocently, and on the faith of the public capitulation.
The Baron was the aggressor by raising his stick at me."
As thou lov'st thy life, On thy aggressor thou would'st turn, no stay Debating, if the law would bear thee out.
The mischiefs done were always so nicely timed, also, as further to shelter the aggressor. Thus, the times for revenge on Rosa and Jane, the two chamber maids, were always chosen in those seasons when (as not unfrequently happened) they were in disgrace with their mistress, when any complaint from them would of course meet with no sympathy.
It required a great deal of labour to satisfy the old man that Heathcliff was not the aggressor; especially with my hardly-wrung replies.
The ministry has appreciated the steps taken by the Iraqi government to protect Bahrain Embassy and to punish the aggressors.
In his message on Sunday, President Rouhani extended his congratulations over the anniversary of liberating Southern Lebanon, saying that resistance is the only way to stand against aggressors.
"The cases of online victims, online aggressors, and victims of cyberbullying goes down when interventions are made by teachers who have had specific training and have used the Asegurate teaching package," said Rosario del Rey, lead researcher of the study.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasimi condemned the bombing in Hajjah province in Yemen "Human rights advocates are not only silent about the Saudi massacres against women and children in Yemen but are also involved in these crimes by selling weapons to aggressors." "The innocent women and children who have been suffering from famine and humanitarian disasters for years now are the victims of the weapons sold by some Western countries to the aggressors and find no one to listen to them, but the injustice of the Yemeni people will be a disgrace to human rights advocates throughout history." "Tehran deeply regrets the silence of the United Nations and the international community against the war crimes committed by the Saudi coalition in Yemen," he concluded.
While the new contractor aggressors complement, rather than replace, USAF's two in-house aggressor squadrons, the deals could pave the way for a permanent change in approach if the program proves successful.