- (of a disease or tumor) growing or spreading rapidly; highly invasive; difficult or impossible to treat successfully: aggressive brain lesions.
- pertaining to a risky surgery or treatment, or to a medication that has grave side effects: aggressive chemotherapy.
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She also expressed regret for not being more aggressive internally to help right the ship on the response.A devastating picture of Trump’s coronavirus response — from a firsthand witness|Aaron Blake|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
He’s a conservative “tough on crime” Republican who supports aggressive prosecutorial tactics.
Under an aggressive pro-Democratic gerrymander, they likely secure just nine safe seats.
She can be incredibly sexually aggressive, or she can be very frightened when someone just touches her hand.
One officer who had assaulted her briefly disappeared from her area of the detention center only to later return, becoming “increasingly aggressive and intimidating.”ICE Deported a Woman Who Accused Guards of Sexual Assault While the Feds Were Still Investigating the Incident|by Lomi Kriel|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
They were just way too aggressive to try and maintain on a farm here,” says Gow of his “Nazi cows.
And it is not clear that there have been a rash of lawsuits from outraged parents over aggressive Christmastime greetings.
Kim Jong Un is changing role models, steering Pyongyang away from Chinese autocrats toward the ultra-aggressive Vladimir Putin.
In a rather passive aggressive letter, the House Minority Leader wrote.
Question those taking on the mantle of victimhood and you are immediately cast as some kind of aggressive, unfeeling oppressor.What the U-VA Rape Case Tells Us About a Victim Culture Gone Mad|Lizzie Crocker|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She alighted, and her aggressive servants drew away somewhat.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
And here M. Barbiche suddenly threw himself into the attitude of an enraged and aggressive monkey.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
His chin, thrust slightly forward in a manner almost aggressive, showed the dusk of close-shaven hair.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
The goods manager was not aggressive, and it was sometimes thought that Mathieson inclined to encroach upon his territory.
The insurgent chief advocated an aggressive war, and in the same month it was decided to send more American troops to Manila.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman