"It won't set any better after old Brindle fills up on this dust," observed Martin, belligerency in his brassy voice.
She was adapting her tone and manner to the belligerency of his attitude.
The note of apology is injected at the wrong time; the tone of belligerency is used when it serves no purpose.
He had not expected to find in the St. Denis quarter a stronghold of belligerency.
In spite of her high state of belligerency, Beatrice is evidently very proud of her interesting family.
The Masterson affair had effectually put a quietus upon his belligerency.
Certainly at Washington Lyons did not regard very seriously Seward's renewal of demand on belligerency.
The arrows of belligerency, however, are held in the left talon.
(d) Recognition of belligerency is naturally an act of the executive authority.
His former attitude of belligerency had entirely evaporated.