belligerent


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inclined to act in a hostile way

of or engaged in warfare

one who engages in a combat or struggle

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However, journalists may be members of the armed forces, persons authorized to accompany the armed forces, or unprivileged belligerents.
The answer he points out, is complicated by the domestic politics of each of the belligerents.
From September 1939 through Germany's surrender in May 1945, survivors of battles and belligerent actions at sea found refuge on Ireland's shores.
Second, in its capacity as belligerent occupant, Israel bears obligations to the population of Gaza.
belligerent rhetoric of Muammar Gaddafi on Libyan state TV last night.
5) Indeed, the "unlawful combatant" is a synonym for the "unprivileged belligerent," the substitute characterization adopted by the Obama administration for these detainees.
This was probably partly because it was full of unlikeable characters - led by the bullying, belligerent, bombastic and bearded buffoon of a Uni vice-chancellor, Jonty de Wolfe (Andy Nyman).
It is pertinent to mention that following the suicide attack at the IIUI, few days back, a wave of fear and panic has gripped in the minds of the Administration of all schools and colleges thus taking belligerent notice, various schools have been close till further orders.
Thus taking belligerent notice, Security has been kept on a high alert.
Mrs Fisher became belligerent and said 'get out' and 'get off'," Mr Williams said.
North Korea walked out of the six-party talks on disarmament in reprisal for UN criticism of its controversial rocket launch earlier this month and took a belligerent stance by announcing that it would go ahead with its nuclear programme.
Russian leaders have lashed out at the US for sending humanitarian aid to Georgia aboard military ships, part of their campaign portraying the US as a belligerent troublemaker that pushed Georgia into war and continues to compromise security in a volatile region.
Mr Murphy added: "If you think by being belligerent and abusive republicans will simply shrug our shoulders and give up on things which are important to this community then you had better think again
A BELLIGERENT century from Marcus Trescothick helped Somerset secure promotion from the NatWest Pro40 Second Division with a brilliant five-wicket win at Surrey.