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take the initiative and go on the offensive

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71) described these strategies in terms of acquiescing strategies (apologize, express thanks, acquiesce, opt out), persisting strategies (argue, justify, request), and aggressing strategies (insult, threat, challenge).
He must remain a symbol of youth and strength, so that the country's enemies do not think of aggressing it.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) underlined that the forces will react to any potential enemy aggressing against the country in shortest time.
Thus, the expectations that one's actions influence the outcome of the game would be inconsequential, as a fan's goal of acceptance would be realized simply by verbally aggressing (conforming to the norm).
But even though Israel is openly aggressing many of its member countries, there are the usual divisions concerning what to do.
These agents would not be aggressing against a third party without cause, for they are agents of the principal acting in self-defence.
At least for the short term, that meant keeping the aggressing pets and their targets separated, except when working through behavior modification exercises.
A riddle in the ethics of war concerns whether lethal defensive force may be justifiably used against aggressing soldiers who are morally innocent.
However, when there are no morally relevant relations between civilians and the aggressing soldiers, civilians do enjoy immunity, and should not be victims of war, intended or otherwise.
Modification: Modification: Teach a "walk away" cue that invites both dogs to quickly and happily move away from the arousing stimulus before they reach the level of aggressing.
As a certain group of agitators took recently to publicly aggressing private properties by disrupting normal life in the city, the ISF would like at this point to remind them of their right to demonstrate peacefully while preserving properties as such.
The Special Investigation Unit interrogated the suspect and charged him with aggressing a detainee and causing him severe pain and distress.
Settler and pro-settler groups have long infiltrated the Israeli army and justice system to the point that the Israeli army is hesitant to confront settlers head-on, even when they are caught red-handed murdering, harassing, beating or aggressing Palestinians.
secretary general shows clearly that he stands among the ranks of Zionists aggressing against Lebanon's stability and security, justifying their crimes and terrorist acts while condemning Lebanon's efforts to preserve its strength and immunity against aggression," the statement added.
In this context, the perception of the world as being made of good and evil does nothing but generate an assumption that there is on the other side, an East that carries the torch of justice, resistance against oppression and freedom, against an unjust and aggressing West.