assaultive

[uh-sawl-tiv]
adjective
  1. tending or seeming to assault; physically aggressive: the assaultive behavior of the inmates; the assaultive manner of some rock bands.

Origin of assaultive

First recorded in 1950–55; assault + -ive
Related formsas·saul·tive·ly, adverbas·saul·tive·ness, noun
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