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  1. offensivelyadverb

    in an unpleasantly offensive manner

    "he smelled offensively unwashed"

  2. offensively, objectionably, obnoxiouslyadverb

    in an obnoxious manner

    "he said so in one of his more offensively intellectually arrogant sentences"

  3. offensivelyadverb

    in an aggressive manner

    "`In this crisis, we must act offensively,' the President said"; "the admiral intends to act offensively in the Mediterranean"


  1. offensivelyadverb

    In an offensive manner.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of offensively in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of offensively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of offensively in a Sentence

  1. Minnesota Twins:

    We have a group of young players here in Minnesota, a nucleus of young guys that were really coming into their own in a lot of ways, i think some of those guys were ready to take the next step in their career offensively, and a couple of those guys were doing that at the same time. We also complemented them with some quality, veteran players.

  2. Nikola Vucevic:

    They did a good job taking away a lot of my strengths, ive just got to figure out a way to be more aggressive, be more efficient offensively.

  3. Chris Paul:

    It's just two very offensively powered teams, we are usually right up there at the top in the league in offense and they are usually right up there, too. Tonight both teams just made shots and it came down to whoever made the most stops.

  4. Alvin Gentry:

    I just think we have to do a better job all together, i thought we were very stagnant offensively, and we were better defensively doing what we practice every day.

  5. Dennis Schroeder and Jeff Teague:

    Guys played great, with a lot of energy and a lot of passion, al was the man. He did it at both ends, offensively and defensively.

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    • A. dependable
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