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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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