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Main Entry: 1of·fen·sive
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystressfen(t)-siv
Function: adjective
1 a : relating to or made or suited for attack <offensive weapons> b : of or relating to the attempt to score in a game or contest <the offensive team>
2 : causing painful or unpleasant sensations <an offensive smell>
3 : causing displeasure or resentment <an offensive remark>
- of·fen·sive·ly adverb
- of·fen·sive·ness noun

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