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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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THE Realist CARTOON THAT ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON THIS PAGE WAS DEEMED OFFENSIVE BY EMPLOYEES OF THE COMPANY THAT PRINTED THIS ISSUE.--EDITOR
In judging whether or not sexual harassment has created a hostile or offensive work environment, the courts generally use a reasonable-person standard although consideration is given to the victim's perspective.
How could Bush be talking about taking the offensive? Congressmen were worried, columnists troubled, and reporters finally interested.
A source from the Syrian Army told Al-Masdar this week that the military is taking a brief break before they launch the second phase of their offensive.
Analysis: Adding guards James Carpenter and Jamon Brown in free agency helped the offensive line but the Falcons shouldn't stop there.
Tuesday's attack by the jihadist rebels marked the first time since they lost Khan Sheikhoun and their northern pocket in Hama that they have launched an offensive against the Syrian Arab Army.
I can tell tried to offensive our bench small EVERTON Marco "I can tell you, in that moment, I tried to have more offensive solutions on our bench but I took a small risk in that moment being so offensive in our bench with just one central defender, one midfielder and four offensive solutions.
Offensive linemen have grown since I watched the Salukis beat Western Carolina University in the 1983 1AA National Championship.
Between 2017 and 2018, the number of "other" offensive weapons seized by the Border Force - such as blowpipes, knuckle dusters, truncheons and batons - also more than doubled from 3,735 to 7,548.
Knife crime highest on record "In addition, the Offensive Weapons Bill, currently passing through Parliament, includes specific new knives offences, in particular making it an offence to possess certain offensive weapons in private, and stopping knives being sent to residential addresses after they are bought online.
Summary: Geneva [Switzerland], Apr 16 (ANI): United Nations Security Council on Monday condemned the announcement of another spring offensive by the Taliban, saying it will "result in more suffering and destruction for the Afghan people."
The Packers had Joe Philbin, who was the offensive coordinator, as the interim head coach after McCarthy's dismissal, but will make an appointment sooner rather than later.
Offensive Security has update the Exploit Database (EDB), its archive of public exploits and corresponding vulnerable software, developed for use by penetration testers and vulnerability researchers worldwide.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana rejected any cease-fire with the rebels, meaning there would be no break in the military's offensive operations against the NPA during Christmas and even on New Year.
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