Tuesday, January 16, 2001
aggress intransitive verb [uh-GRES] To commit the first act of hostility or offense; to make an attack.
Definitions for aggress
- To commit the first act of hostility or offense; to make an attack.
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Citations for aggress
Nagaraj can never bring himself to aggress or fight back, but he is capable of a delicious malice.
The hand . . . is the most versatile of organs. Through its agency we lift, pinch, squeeze, explore, feel, learn, discriminate, repulse, caress, aggress.
Origin of aggress
Aggress is from French agresser, from Latin aggredi, aggress-, "to approach, to approach aggressively, to attack," from ad-, "to" + gradi, "to step, to walk."