assaultively
adverb see assaultive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • assaultively — See assaultive. * * * …   Universalium

  • assaultive — assaultively, adv. assaultiveness, n. /euh sawl tiv/, adj. tending or seeming to assault; physically aggressive: the assaultive behavior of the inmates; the assaultive manner of some rock bands. [1950 55; ASSAULT + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • assaultive — adjective Date: 1946 1. of, relating to, or tending toward assault < assaultive behavior > 2. having an intense or abrasive effect on the senses or emotions < loud and assaultive music > • assaultively adverb • assaultiveness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • assaultiveness — See assaultively. * * * …   Universalium

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