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offensively Sentence Examples

  • Had he expected to live he could not have said those words in that offensively cold tone.

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  • long, and Lord Moira, who directed the plan of the campaign, resolved to act offensively along the whole line.

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  • The French frontier, and to a less extent the Russian, were organized offensively.

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  • The lady on the desk was a little curt, but not offensively so, probably just her way!

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  • The French frontier, and to a less extent the Russian, were organized offensively.

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  • The bulb has a strong and characteristic odour and an acrid taste, and yields an offensively smelling oil, essence of garlic, identical with allyl sulphide (C 3 H 5) 2 S (see Hofmann and Cahours, Journ.

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  • long, and Lord Moira, who directed the plan of the campaign, resolved to act offensively along the whole line.

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  • For the most part, you still won't be wearing these items in public, as they are usually offensively revealing.

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  • Most lesbians and their allies find the song offensively misogynistic and homophobic.

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  • However, over time her powers matured, allowing her to create powerful force fields that she could use defensively and offensively.

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  • It is perhaps easy to understand how, in the crisis of 1640, when the ethico-political system of Hobbes first took written shape, a peace-loving philosopher should regard the claims of individual conscience as essentially anarchical, and dangerous to social well-being; but however strong might be men's yearning for order, a view of social duty, in which the only fixed positions were selfishness everywhere and unlimited power somewhere, could not but appear offensively paradoxical.

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  • It is perhaps easy to understand how, in the crisis of 1640, when the ethico-political system of Hobbes first took written shape, a peace-loving philosopher should regard the claims of individual conscience as essentially anarchical, and dangerous to social well-being; but however strong might be men's yearning for order, a view of social duty, in which the only fixed positions were selfishness everywhere and unlimited power somewhere, could not but appear offensively paradoxical.

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