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self–protective

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of self–protective

  1. intended to resist or prevent attack or aggression a self-protective gesture to ward off the blow Synonyms of self–protective protective, self-protectiveWords Related to self–protective deterrent, preventive; safe, secureNear Antonyms of self–protective aggressive, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, in-your-face, militant, pugnacious, quarrelsome, scrappy, truculent, warlikeAntonyms of self–protective offensive


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