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All persons who speak of their ailings, diseases, or bodily infirmities, are offensive bores.
To get information before the Somme offensive, the new idea of making daylight raids on the German trenches was adopted.
On the other hand, there were adventurers whose motives were well known and whose conduct was offensive.
WILFORD WOODRUFFMATTHIAS F. COWLEY
Then came the long-expected German offensive, and the cry went up in Europe for men.
One finds, indeed, nature and social life happily blended, the exclusiveness being rather protective than offensive.
THEIR PILGRIMAGECHARLES DUDLEY WARNER
Nothing of the offensive effluvia of the camps; but the woods all fragrant and green and unmangled by the axes of soldiers.
RECOLLECTIONS WITH THE THIRD IOWA REGIMENTSEYMOUR D. (SEYMOUR DWIGHT) THOMPSON
In the schools everything that might be offensive to any creed was to be omitted from the curriculum.
The former considers vice as something that is beneath him, the other as something that is offensive to the Divine Being.
But they are more than clumsy, they have an offensive horse-play kind of pleasantry that is nothing less than insult.
STUDIES IN MEDIVAL LIFE AND LITERATUREEDWARD TOMPKINS MCLAUGHLIN
On the contrary, she neglects it sadly, and is offensive from this neglect.

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