1 In this manner did Prince John endeavour to lay the foundation of a popularity, which he was perpetually throwing down by some inconsiderate act of wanton aggression upon the feelings and prejudices of the people.
2 Moreover, I hold him that deems himself the best of you, bound to answer to me with his body for this aggression on my freedom.
3 The reasons on which the Duc de Bassano based his refusal to deliver them to him would never have led me to suppose that that could serve as a pretext for aggression.
4 Someone had blundered, but that was long before Oliver Howard was born; there was criminal aggression and heedless neglect, but without some system of control there would have been far more than there was.
5 Two shining, arrogant eyes had established dominance over his face and gave him the appearance of always leaning aggressively forward.
6 "I know your wife," continued Gatsby, almost aggressively.
7 He rose, squaring his shoulders aggressively, and stepped toward her with a reddening brow; but she held her footing, though every nerve tore at her to retreat as he advanced.
8 The Duke's beard had turned more aggressively red than ever against his ghastly white face.
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9 He was utterly lacking in the aggressiveness needed in these new bitter times.
10 Well, she had the aggressiveness and she intended to use it, whether Frank liked it or not.
11 But one could not look upon his cruel blue eyes, with their drooping, cynical lids, or upon the fierce, aggressive nose and the threatening, deep-lined brow, without reading Nature's plainest danger-signals.
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12 He was a tall, handsome, swarthy fellow, clad in a suit of gray flannel, with a Panama hat, a bristling black beard, and a great, aggressive hooked nose, and flourishing a cane as he walked.
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13 This wig-maker had rendered him aggressive.
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14 In a bee-line, through the underbrush, which is peculiarly dense, very thorny, and very aggressive in that locality, a full half hour was necessary.
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15 The tone was neither aggressive nor conciliatory: it revealed nothing of the speaker's errand.