VERBS appear, be, seem | become | consider sth, deem sth, find sth, think sth He's always making rude remarks about women. I find that deeply offensive.
ADV. deeply, downright, extremely, grossly, highly, very | quite, rather | deliberately
PREP. to This sort of attitude is very offensive to black people.
ADJ. all-out, full-scale, major | army, guerrilla, military, terrorist | air, bombing | ground | diplomatic, government
VERB + OFFENSIVE launch, mount | be on, go on, take She took the offensive, challenging her critics to prove their allegations.
PREP. ~ against The government is launching an all-out offensive against the drug cartels