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for To take the offensive
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Offensive \Of*fen"sive\, n.
The state or posture of one who offends or makes attack;
aggressive attitude; the act of the attacking party; --
opposed to defensive.
To take the offensive, To act on the offensive, To go on
the offensive, to be the attacking party; to initiate
[1913 Webster +PJC]
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