assaultive

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adjective as·sault·ive \ə-ˈsȯl-tiv\

Definition of assaultive

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or tending toward assault <assaultive behavior>

  2. 2 :  having an intense or abrasive effect on the senses or emotions <loud and assaultive music>

assaultively

adverb

assaultiveness

noun

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