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on the defensive

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  • on the defensive — phrasal in the state or condition of being prepared or required to defend against attack or criticism < keeping his political rivals on the defensive > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • take the defensive — Contrast: TAKE THE OFFENSIVE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take the defensive — Contrast: TAKE THE OFFENSIVE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To be on the defensive — Defensive De*fen sive, n. That which defends; a safeguard. [1913 Webster] Wars preventive, upon just fears, are true defensives. Bacon. [1913 Webster] {To be on the defensive}, {To stand on the defensive}, to be or stand in a state or posture of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To stand on the defensive — Defensive De*fen sive, n. That which defends; a safeguard. [1913 Webster] Wars preventive, upon just fears, are true defensives. Bacon. [1913 Webster] {To be on the defensive}, {To stand on the defensive}, to be or stand in a state or posture of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Defensive tackle — (DT) is a position on the defensive line in American and Canadian football. The defensive tackle(s) lines up toward the center of the field, and is flanked by the defensive ends. As a unit, they are referred to as defensive line.Defensive tackles …   Wikipedia

  • Defensive — De*fen sive, n. That which defends; a safeguard. [1913 Webster] Wars preventive, upon just fears, are true defensives. Bacon. [1913 Webster] {To be on the defensive}, {To stand on the defensive}, to be or stand in a state or posture of defense or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Two Towers — is the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkien s high fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings . It is preceded by The Fellowship of the Ring and followed by The Return of the King .Title The Lord of the Rings is composed of 6 books , aside from an… …   Wikipedia

  • Defensive wall — See also: List of cities with defensive walls Part of the Great Wall of China, a UNESCO World Heritage Site …   Wikipedia

  • Defensive back — In American football and Canadian football, defensive backs (DBs) are the players on the defensive team who take positions somewhat back from the line of scrimmage; they are distinguished from the defensive line players and linebackers, who take… …   Wikipedia

  • The Prince — This article is about the book by Niccolò Machiavelli. For other uses, see Prince (disambiguation). The Prince   …   Wikipedia


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