[ uh-sawl-tiv ]
/ əˈsɔl tɪv /
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tending or seeming to assault; physically aggressive: the assaultive behavior of the inmates; the assaultive manner of some rock bands.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
OTHER WORDS FROM assaultiveas·saul·tive·ly, adverbas·saul·tive·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for assaultive
I did not say that he had assaultive or homicidal potential.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy