aggressor


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aggressor

noun antagonist, assailant, assailer, assaulter, attacker, belligerent, besieger, combatant, criminal, fighter, foe, initiative seizer, invader, prime mover, ravager, ruffian, stormer, violator

AGGRESSOR, crim. law. He who begins, a quarrel or dispute, either by threatening or striking another. No man may strike another because he has threatened, or in consequence of the use of any words.

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