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aggressor


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aggressor  \Ag*gres"sor\,  n.  [L.:  cf  F.  agresseur.] 
  The  person  who  first  attacks  or  makes  an  aggression;  he  who 
  begins  hostility  or  a  quarrel;  an  assailant. 
 
  The  insolence  of  the  aggressor  is  usually  proportioned 
  to  the  tameness  of  the  sufferer.  --Ames. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aggressor 
  n  1:  someone  who  attacks  [syn:  {attacker},  {assailant}] 
  2:  a  confident  assertive  person  who  acts  as  instigator 




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