The act of attacking
His kiss had been an act of aggression, not passion.
The leaders of the national movement prepared to resist further aggression by force.
Roman aggression in the West.
It was bound to protect itself ArSSCId against Scythian aggression in the East and Empire.
The two countries were thus once more united and better able to resist aggression, but some of the great nobles were discontented and Basil hoped with their assistance to attain his ends.