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offensive (n):
the action of attacking an enemy
offensive (a):
substitute a harsher or distasteful term for a mild one
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`nigger' is a dysphemistic term for `African-American'
Related Words: dysphemistic
offensive (a):
unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses
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offensive odors
offensive (a):
morally offensive
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an unsavory reputation.
an unsavory scandal

Related Words: unsavory
offensive (a):
causing anger or annoyance
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offensive remarks
offensive (a):
for the purpose of attack rather than defense
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offensive weapons
offensive (s):
violating or tending to violate or offend against
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violative of the principles of liberty.
considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity

Related Words: violative
offensive (s):
causing or able to cause nausea
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a nauseating smell.
nauseous offal.
a sickening stench

Related Words: loathsomenauseatingnauseousnoisomesickeningvile
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one swallow doesn't make a summer

Bir çiçekle bahar olmaz.
something that you say which means because one good thing has happened, you cannot therefore be certain that more good things will happen and the whole situation will improve


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