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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue; Relating to a technique in which the body is entered by puncture or incision adj. - Gradually intruding without right or permission; Involving aggressive attack.

Usage examples (37)
  • invasive war
  • invasive cancer cells
  • Since being medically castrated, what he describes as his invasive fantasies have evaporated - that plus the rigorous assessment regimen he's gone through.
  • On a related note, I think it's really interesting what we choose to label invasive and what we choose to value. for more
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