As a Marine, I learned that peace is predicated on compromise, not superior firepower or belligerence.
Grayson himself sees little political downside to his belligerence.
Marvel dropped the letter on the floor and turned to face her family with more than a suggestion of belligerence.
"Don't be so sure of that," Al retorted, with a flash of belligerence.
Parker glanced at her with a broad hint of belligerence in his keen gray eyes.
belligerence, mere combativeness, is a masculine attribute; but courage is not.
The instant she noted the change from sarcasm to belligerence 262 in Leslie Cairns tones, she became ready to speak and act.
Ted lost his belligerence; the warden was his father's friend.
When you feel in a fighting mood, I wish you would expend your belligerence upon me.
There was a mixture of belligerence and distress in their actions.