(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. aggressive. See attack.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
aggressive, bumptious, obnoxious, domineering, bossy, controlling, officious, overbearing.
ANT.: passive, submissive, deferential
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Rude and disrespectful: assuming, assumptive, audacious, bold, boldfaced, brash, brazen, cheeky, contumelious, familiar, forward, impertinent, impudent, insolent, malapert, nervy, overconfident, pert, presuming, presumptuous, sassy, saucy, smart. Informal: brassy, flip, fresh, smart-alecky, snippety, snippy, uppish, uppity. Slang: wise1. See ATTITUDE, COURTESY.

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