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Definition of Offensive

  OFFENSIVE   adjective
Generating disagreeable emotions or sensations, as the advance of an army against its enemy.
'Were the enemy's tactics offensive?' the king asked.  'I should say so!' replied the unsuccessful general.  'The blackguard wouldn't come out of his works!'

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The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911


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