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Definition 1: having or showing a ready disposition to fight - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bellicose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bellicose young officers
  • a combative impulse
  • a contentious nature

Synonyms for bellicose in the sense of this definition

(bellicose is similar to ...) having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends

"an aggressive businessman" "an aggressive basketball player" "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions" "aggressive drivers"

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