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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Likely to quarrel or fight.

Usage examples (36)
  • Because of her bellicose nature, she had a difficult time making friends.
  • bellicose young officers
  • What I hate about this that it reinforces the idea that being bellicose is being strong.
  • "To put it simply: this President is not interested in bellicose rhetoric, he is focused on action," Pffiefer writes. for more
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