bellicosity


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Synonyms for bellicosity

a natural disposition to fight

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The international civil society can no longer afford to let President Trump's incompetence and bellicosity drive the whole world into a destructive conflict potentially more devastating than the wars on Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan combined.
If bellicosity and a nuclear arms race are given excessive importance, they will continue to trigger human rights violations and impact the environment in an unfavorable manner.
That is why most of these performers, while making the right sounds of protest against India's bellicosity, have not really come out with definitive patriotic utterings.
but] a man of talent, bellicosity, and strategic vision [who] was waiting in the wings, a descendant of Marlborough.
The juxtaposition of fairy gentleness with the bellicosity of clenched fists seemed a bizarre refutation of the statue Oblation's open-arms display of self-sacrifice.
If Behnam's letter causes enough Democrats not to vote for Clinton and Trump wins the presidency, Behnam may have to fall on his sword of bellicosity.
This bellicosity has had the effect of pushing Hillary Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, into distancing herself from Obama.
Nationalism, desperation, individual and collective pride, a generation determined to provide the stability that the previous generation did not provide in its own war, retribution for Allied bellicosity in the Great War, salvation from economic and military shame--Stargardt aptly demonstrates in The German War that all of this contributed to the German people's fighting and continuing to fight an immoral, doomed war to the bitter end.
Putin's bellicosity was later reinforced by domestic political concerns -- a deep recession that made it necessary to channel voters' anger -- and perceived slights, especially at the hands of the United States (President Barack Obama once referred to Putin as "the bored kid in the back of the classroom").
Internationally, the Left has pushed America in the direction of timidity and cowardice (think of the current Secretary of State or his predecessor), jeopardizing national security and world peace, even in response to the bellicosity and criminality of tyrannical states actively engaged in terrorism and savagery, such as Iran, the "Islamic State in Iraq and Syria," and North Korea.
For the sake of his love, as well as the future of his race, Lucian orchestrates the werewolf uprising that will lead to a millennium of bellicosity between the two species 2009 ***
Some might say it is a sign that tribal politics is alive and kicking, but perhaps it is not just the contents of Mr Dougherty's letters that ignited these people's bellicosity.
Consciously tamping down the humor and warmth in Hillary and playing up the muscularity and bellicosity, her strategist modeled Hillary on Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher.
The ambassador went on to say that Saudi Arabia tried its best at UN and Arab League and GCC fore to preserve the unity and integrity of the people of Yemen while Nasrullah's bellicosity is designed for furthering a state deterioration and escalation, he charged.
Pakistan being a lower riparian was placed at a distinct disadvantage at the very outset particularly when viewed in context with Indias bellicosity and expansionist designs and its failure to reconcile with existence of Pakistan.