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  • Passive-agressive is when someone uses seemingly polite comments in a backhanded manner to insult someone.

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  • China's so called agressive international investments be it in Africa, Europe or Latin

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  • This of course was Bush's ideology, but the 'agressive' mannar in which he carried this out caused this superpower credibility to falter.

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  • So the 'fortuitous outcome of battle', the 'discrimination' against inhabitants of Palestine was never, as has been stated here by Arab apologists, some kind of agressive action by Zionist founders of Israel, but purely the result of hardened Arab attitudes by different Arab factions, who even allied themselves to fascism and Nazi Germany, in their obsessive anti-Semitism and militant rejection of Israel, because it conflicted with their own nationalism and antagonism to Jews.

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  • Now, some will debate whether or not he's being 'agressive' enough, but one thing is clear, he is fighting a much cleaner fight.

    Obama Responds To Bill's Reference To Jesse Jackson

  • So my creatures can be whatever the color I choose and have mouths on their asses but they can't live in water, are alway symmetrical, have roughly the same size, reproduce sexually, always lay eggs, have nests, strangely in completely unprotected areas and are judged ONLY by how ether "agressive" or "peacefull" they are.

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  • Mr. Smith noted that results were hurt by competitors '"agressive" discounting.

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  • In my experience some borrowed words in Russian sound the same as the foreign source but after many years of use acquired different, sometimes the opposite, meaning "agressive" is first that comes to mind

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  • I don't believe my reply was "agressive", but rather "forthright". edit, again: I've change the idiotic: = to!

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  • If I may say, you seem kind of agressive with pushing people to accomplish their fitness goals.

    Mark's Daily Apple

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