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Synonyms for offensivelyof·fen·sive·ly

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  1. offensivelyadverb

    in an unpleasantly offensive manner

    "he smelled offensively unwashed"

    Synonyms:
    objectionably, obnoxiously

    Antonyms:
    inoffensively, defensively

  2. offensively, objectionably, obnoxiouslyadverb

    in an obnoxious manner

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

    Synonyms:
    objectionably, obnoxiously

    Antonyms:
    defensively, inoffensively

  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"

    Synonyms:
    objectionably, obnoxiously

    Antonyms:
    inoffensively, defensively

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How to use offensively in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Chris Bosh:

    They had very good confidence shooting the ball, they must have had a really had a good talk or something before the game because everybody was shooting. For us defensively and offensively we didn't execute in anything. It's really disappointing. Because we've got to the point where we should be able to execute simple things and we're not doing that at all. We're close but far at the same time.

  3. Gabriel Vilardi:

    I’m feeling comfortable right now, i’m playing with two good linemates that both work hard, and I’m able to get the puck so I can make more plays. We’re creating right now offensively.

  4. Quarterback Brady:

    We needed that type of play at that point in the game and defense took over from there, we didn't play as well as well as would have liked offensively but that's the NFL. That was the key to the whole game the way the defense played.

  5. 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.

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