Example sentences for: aggressive

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  • The discount shopping centers here rival those of Hong Kong without subjecting you to the latter’s aggressive style of salesmanship.

  • The results of an 18-month study completed by Public/Private Ventures showed that children participating in one-to-one Big Sister and Big Brother matches for just one year, reduced first time drug use by 46%; lowered school absenteeism by 52%; cut aggressive behavior by 33%; enhanced school performance; and improved relations with family and friends.

  • Although Holder chided government lawyers for formulating a "sloppy," "overly aggressive" response to the AAPS lawsuit and took Magaziner to task for using ill-defined legalistic language supplied him by White House counsel Vincent Foster, he concluded his investigation by declining to prosecute Magaziner for criminal contempt.

  • For example, chronic treatment with fluoxetine decreases the release of AVP from rat hypothalamic organ cultures [ 36 ] . This finding is particularly noteworthy since alterations in AVP levels in the cerebrospinal fluid have been correlated with occurrences of OCD [ 15 16 ] . The occurrence of OCD has also been correlated with increased levels of oxytocin, a neuropeptide closely related to AVP [ 37 ] . In golden hamsters, the elevation of serotonin in the anterior hypothalamus following fluoxetine treatment can inhibit the activity of the AVP system related to aggressive behavior [ 10 11 ] . The ability of microinjected AVP in the anterior hypothalamus to enhance aggressive behavior in golden hamsters is blocked by fluoxetine treatment and serotonin 5HT 1A receptor agonists [ 10 ] . The present data include AVP-stimulated flank marking in the list of behaviors suppressed by fluoxetine treatment.

  • Larry Sabato, a political scientist at the University of Virginia, told The New Yorker that Palladino led a "very aggressive campaign to suppress information."


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