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Words and phrases that almost rhyme with defensive:   (50 results)

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2 syllables:
denim, dented, fences, lenses, lesson, menace, mention, pension, senseless, senses, tenses, tension, venom

3 syllables:
aggressive, apprentice, attentive, commences, deceptive, defenseless, defenses, demented, dimension, dispenses, effective, expenses, extended, forensic, forensics, impressive, incentive, intended, inventive, obsessive, offended, oppressive, perspective, presented, pretentious, preventive, progressive, protective, selective, suspended, suspenseful, tremendous

4 syllables:
condescension, consequences, inattentive, quintessential, unattended

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See defensive used in context: 31 poetry verses, 2 Shakespeare works, 72 definitions

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