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Aggression

Unjustified planned, threatened, or carried out use of force by one nation against another.

The key word in the definition of aggression is "unjustified"—that is, in violation of International Law, treaties, or agreements. It was the basic charge leveled against Nazi Germany at the Nuremberg Trials in 1946.

aggression

noun aggressiveness, antagonism, assault, attack, bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, besiegement, combativeness, contentiousness, drive, enterprise, fight, foray, hostility, hustle, illapse, infringement, initiative, injury, inroad, intrusion, irruption, jingoism, martiality, militancy, offense, onset, onslaught, outbreak, provocation, pugnacity, push, pushiness, raid, sally, sortie, storming, transgression, unprovoked attack, warlikeness
See also: assault, belligerency, foray, incursion, infringement, intrusion, invasion, offense, onset, outbreak, provocation
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In our study TSH levels were found to be significant in the presence of multicentricity and lymphovascular invasion with the histopathological aggressivity properties of tumor Furthermore, in case of central metastasis, TSH levels were significantly high.
The audience is left to determine the relevance of the plays' statements to their own lives and to respond to Bond's invitation to reinterpret aggressivity and madness, relocate it, and finally act so that the dream of a humane world can materialize.
"With my powerful shots, my serve and my aggressivity. It's nice to know that at my best, I can beat Rafa (Nadal) on clay.
Currently, according to 2007 WHO classification revised in 2016, meningiomas are classified in 15 morphological types which have been categorized into three groups of variable aggressivity, according to their microscopical characteristics and clinical evolution.
The dominance or aggressive ability of the perennial grasses against the perennial legumes in different seed rate mixtures was described by calculating the aggressivity index (AI) as indicated by McGilchrist (1965) and McGilchrist and Trenbath (1971):
There may exist substantial differences in driving behavior, maneuver ability, and crash aggressivity and worthiness among these vehicle types, which would lead to considerable variability in crash risk and injury severity [11-13].
Such an effective and specific aggressivity against antigen-positive targets supports the potential application of OVA-CpG NPs as safe and high-performance nanovaccines for cytotoxic T cell activation.
We assume the node a and node b are attacked as Figure 9(a) shows, and then a and d will attack its inactive outdegree nodes with probability p only once, where b and c are attacked successfully by a; meanwhile e and h are attacked successfully by d in Figure 9(b), next a and d have no aggressivity, and the nodes attacked by a and d can attack their inactive outdegree nodes with probability p in the same way.
However, that result is considered less relevant because Arab falconers have a high preference for the big size and aggressivity of the females.
But with this heat, it's really hard to keep the level of aggressivity high.
From our point of view, we consider that closing down large hospitals for Maximum Security Measures and desinstitutionalized patients with high risk of aggressivity was a little exaggerated.
Self-protection is assessed through structural deformation and THOR dummy responses and the partner protection is assessed through the aggressivity metric, calculated from the MPDB deformation map.