pushiness


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push·y

 (po͝osh′ē)
adj. push·i·er, push·i·est
Disagreeably aggressive or forward.

push′i·ly adv.
push′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pushiness - offensive boldness and assertiveness
assertiveness, self-assertiveness - aggressive self-assurance; given to making bold assertions

pushiness

noun
Translations

pushiness

n (inf)penetrante Art (pej)
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I believe you'd see it from aggressiveness and pushiness of sales staff," Boudreau said on the sales staff who are getting commission paid at other dealerships.
But guess what, as he settles and gains confidence, he is turning out to be what I call a "cuddle bulldozer", managing to combine a beguiling sweetness with a heavily muscled pushiness.
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Others will feel sorry for Eva, despite her occasional pushiness.
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Their pushiness, and a mean trick played by a favorite teacher, eventually leads to alienation for the boy, who decides to succeed in spite of his teacher and parents he can no longer love because he no longer respects.
In a sign of policy change since Hassan Rohani took power, the Islamic Republic seems to be taking a softer line toward Afghanistan, ending years of pushiness and pontificating that have widely offended Afghans.
She's a very bright foal and has her mum's pushiness.
Louise credits persistence, pushiness, passion, hard graft and a bit of luck for getting her where she is today.
Her pushiness has grown from necessity, she says, and she insists that the younger generation of forward-looking designers can find and produce nearly anything they desire here in Lebanon; it just takes perhaps a little more determination.
Otherwise, we accept the surliness and indifference on the one hand, and the pushiness and officiousness on the other, as part of the rough-and-tumble of being a customer and consumer of services.
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