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aggressor

[uh-gres-er] /əˈgrɛs ər/
noun
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a person, group, or nation that attacks first or initiates hostilities; an assailant or invader.
Origin of aggressor
1670-1680
1670-80; < Late Latin, Latin aggred- (stem of aggredī to attack; see aggress) + -tor -tor
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n.

1670s, from Latin aggressor, agent noun from aggredi (see aggression).

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