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aggressive

adjective (DETERMINED)    /əˈɡres.ɪv/
C1 determined to win or succeed and using forceful action to win or to achieve success : an aggressive election campaign aggressive marketing tactics Both players won their first-round matches in aggressive style .Strong-willed aggressively     /-li/ adverb B2 Small children often behave aggressively. The company is aggressively pursuing new business opportunities . They played more aggressively in the second half .Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
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