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Origin of bellicose
OTHER WORDS FROM bellicosebel·li·cose·ly, adverbbel·li·cos·i·ty [bel-i-kos-i-tee], /ˌbɛl ɪˈkɒs ɪ ti/, bel·li·cose·ness, nounun·bel·li·cose, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for bellicose
Russia’s bellicose response suggests there can be no reset with NATO.In Russia, tough new laws and stepped-up defiance abroad mark Putin’s shift toward unfettered control|Robyn Dixon|December 27, 2020|Washington Post
Amazon’s and Roku’s distribution disputes with NBCUniversal and WarnerMedia have been the most explicit examples yet of streaming’s bellicose state of play.
By breaking from the right-wing consensus in favor of unconditional bellicosity, I had gone rogue.
That the folks who have to actually deal with the outside world want not more bellicosity, but less?Former Security Chief And Diplomats Revolt Against Bibi|Emily L. Hauser|January 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Thus, pundits are going to be far more likely to endorse the Romney bellicosity than Americans, I think.
Ergo, Netanyahu's bellicosity was posturing, intended to put pressure on Washington.When The Iran Obsession Meets The Free-Market Fetish|Gershom Gorenberg|September 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"Honey swat key Molly pants," returned Mr. Pottle with a touch of bellicosity.The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon|Richard Connell
The other day the first sergeant, a theologian of a wholly unsuspected bellicosity, called upon the squad leaders to report.Atlantic Classics, Second Series|Henry C. Merwin
Madame de Pompadour had just procured for herself a support in her obstinate bellicosity.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times|Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
It is an irony of history that Serb bellicosity and nationalistic dreams gave rise to the modern Albanian state.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
We opine that there is more bellicosity than science among your highbrows.Greenmantle|John Buchan