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Synonyms for combative

Synonyms for combative

Synonyms for combative

inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits

striving to overcome in argument

having or showing a ready disposition to fight

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It didn't seem to affect him too much last week against Tottenham, but it could become more of a problem against a combative West Ham today.
We will react; our reaction will be massive and combative, in cooperation with other worker and social organisations," union boss Pambis Kyritsis said.
Summary: Patna: A day after JD(U) snapped ties with NDA, a combative Nitish Kumar rejected BJP's .
Jim Jones was arrested on disorderly conduct and other charges Wednesday after the rapper allegedly became combative with New Jersey officers asking him about active warrants.
Rick Perry honed his combative southern voice Sunday, promising to make a fiery stand in the state where he first announced his presidential ambitions: South Carolina.
COUNTY DOWN RANGERS 1 SUFFOLK SWIFTS 5 SUFFOLK Swifts' recent good form continued at Barbour Playing Fields on Saturday where they eased aside a combative Co Down Rangers side 5-1.
However, having joined the four Welsh regions in the competition for the first time, the North Wales teams were highly combative and will have a significant part to play as the tournament unfolds in the coming weeks and months.
With the combative Mathieu Flamini having also left on a free transfer to AC Milan at the end of last season, Wenger must now rebuild his team's engine room.
And they also feared the orders were making offenders combative, undermining more thoughtful efforts at crime prevention, and giving kids ever newer and pettier ways to break the law.
BURBANK -- Community activist and one-term Burbank City Councilman Ted McConkey, who fought to restrict Bob Hope Airport expansion and courted controversy with his combative political style, has died.
INVERNESS gaffer Charlie Christie is set to hammer Ian Black after the combative midfielder picked up another yellow card.
The length of training depends on the school, but teachers get at least four hours and students get at least an hour for combative training.
Nationally, Byrne believes LGBT activists need to move away from a combative message toward Middle America if they hope to achieve hill marriage rights.
Spong contends that in spite of the barbarity of much material in the Bible the broad saga is one of a society whose concept of God evolves from a combative tribal deity into a humane one.
They employed pepper spray to gain control of the combative male, handcuffed him, and "hog-tied" his legs to restrain him while they placed him in the rear of a police vehicle.