offensive


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Synonyms for offensive

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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Offensive and defensive factors are those attained while the ball is in possession of the team or the opponent respectively.
This is the basic move required of the offensive lineman, but it does not end there.
2 : of or relating to the attempt to score in a game or contest <the offensive team>
We were being accused of being offensive and very far-out when we simply expressed our real feelings and opinions," says Goldman.
What's offensive is that Scudamore now presides over a league that makes Dodgy Derek's Used Car Emporium look above board.
When Steve Axman was fired as UCLA's offensive coordinator after the 2003 season, sources said Norvell was one of the coaches Dorrell interviewed.
Ends place their inside eye on the offensive lineman's outside eye.
8) In this case, the Supreme Court held that same-sex harassment also is covered by Title VII when it is established that the offensive conduct was directed at the victim because of the person's sex.
The chocolate war, by Robert Cormier (the "Most Challenged" fiction book of 19998), for using offensive language and being unsuited to age group.
And in addition to presenting "more new words than any other dictionary," RHWC has rewritten its definitions of offensive terms and labeled them more strongly.
It's not just brawn that helps offensive and defensive tackles plow each other down like Mack trucks.
THE Realist CARTOON THAT ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON THIS PAGE WAS DEEMED OFFENSIVE BY EMPLOYEES OF THE COMPANY THAT PRINTED THIS ISSUE.
Likewise, we faded from "The mission of our troops is wholly defensive" (George Bush's words) into trying "to ensure that the coalition has an adequate offensive military option" (George Bush's words).
Call of Duty: United Offensive is a robust expansion pack, introducing 13 all-new single-player missions distributed among historical U.
UCLA interviews Cignetti for offensive coordinator job
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