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synonyms for aggressor

  • assailant
  • intruder
  • invader
  • trespasser
  • initiator
  • instigator
  • provoker
  • raider
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These institutions generally act by moving the aggressor to a different pod or they can take other actions, depending on the incident’s magnitude.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IVYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZJULY 28, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Schnaas says that during an in-person meeting in December 2020, the director of the unit described Roemer as a “serial aggressor,” but said that since Schnaas was not an employee at Grupo Salinas, they could not take legal steps.
DOZENS OF WOMEN ACCUSED FAMOUS INTELLECTUAL ANDRÉS ROEMER OF SEXUAL ABUSE. THEY CAME TOGETHER TO MAKE THE WORLD LISTENMEAGHAN BEATLEYJUNE 1, 2021TIME
Doxing is deployed as a concerted effort by a small number of aggressors to intimidate reporters, doctors and pro-vaccine advocates and make them believe a virtual mob is rallying against them, Center for Countering Digital Hate CEO Imran Ahmed said.
COLORADO BANS DOXING OF PUBLIC HEALTH WORKERS AMID RISE IN ONLINE HARASSMENTMERYL KORNFIELDMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For both, it is easy to point to the other as the aggressor, militarily and economically.
HOW WE COULD SLEEPWALK INTO A WAR WITH CHINAELLIOT ACKERMANMARCH 9, 2021TIME
Attorneys for Ujiri filed a countersuit in August 2020, alleging that video showed Strickland to have been “undeniably the initial aggressor.”
RAPTORS PRESIDENT, SHERIFF’S DEPUTY DROP LAWSUITS OVER SHOVING INCIDENT AT NBA FINALSCINDY BORENFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Officers say it allows them to claim victim status in use-of-force cases where they say the suspect was the aggressor.
HOW COPS WHO USE FORCE AND EVEN KILL CAN HIDE THEIR NAMES FROM THE PUBLICBY KENNY JACOBY, USA TODAY AND RYAN GABRIELSON, PROPUBLICAOCTOBER 29, 2020PROPUBLICA
He ascertained, from a reliable source of information, that Haggard had not been the aggressor.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It is, as far as we can tell, the only war in human history in which Mankind is fully justified as the invading aggressor.
UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
Eda, of course, was the aggressor; she was irresistibly drawn, she would not be repulsed.
THE DWELLING PLACE OF LIGHT, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
The eagle-eyed teacher spied the movement and haled the aggressor to the floor.
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
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WORDS RELATED TO AGGRESSOR

  • aggressor
  • antagonist
  • assaulter
  • bushwhacker
  • enemy
  • foe
  • goon
  • hit person
  • invader
  • mugger
  • opposite number
  • trigger person
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.