belligerence


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hostile or warlike attitude or nature

a natural disposition to be hostile

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There is actually more South Sudan can do to deter the belligerence of the Islamic regime in Khartoum and rescue the Sudanese people in the process.
Ronald Reagan and the Black Panthers; more on the Senate two-thirds rule from Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle; President Obama's decision not to join other world leaders for their march in Paris is debated from the left and right; and on the Reporter's Roundtable, Jason, Bud and Ross talk about what Joe Straus' re-election as House speaker might mean for both his supporters and opponents; the recent belligerence of some open carry advocates; Dan Patrick's citizen advisory board; and finally, business leaders' defense of the Dream Act and the likelihood of its repeal this session.
Look at the PA's record to see that it is not only with regard to belligerence towards Israel that the world should be concerned.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho came to the aid of one of his top summer signings Diego Costa, citing that the latter is just showing the opposition that he is no pushover, following accusations that the former Atletico Madrid striker is displaying belligerence on the pitch.
Also, the EU can be a diplomatic force to defend border states against bullying by larger neighbours such as the current Ukraine and Federal Russia belligerence.
There's so much emotion involved in these discussions that it seems to me the belligerence of some folk can make others dig their heels in just for the sake of it.
Nor is there any appetite for belligerence that could all too easily spiral out of control.
Even when De Kock departed in the 42nd over, his belligerence was more than matched in a 105-run stand from 46 balls between skipper AB de Villiers (77) and JP Duminy (59 not out) to ensure the Proteas were in the box seat to go 1-0 up in the three-game series.
With her track record and belligerence, it is hardly surprising that suspicions are raised in safeguarding taxpayers' money.
Through the voice of the narrator, Comrade Nimbus, the reader follows the escalation of their belligerence in opposition to the world outside of their tiny militant cell, belligerence that coalesces in the awareness that they are linguistically similar to the Red Brigades combatants: "they speak like us," Scarmiglia (Comrade Flight) asserts.
The move came in response to continuing North Korean belligerence, with Pyongyang reportedly preparing to test-launch missiles and conduct another underground nuclear test in defiance of global calls for it to stop provocations.
Meanwhile, brokers cast doubts on the ability of Bahrain Bourse and other GCC exchanges to improve their performance in light of continuous political upheavals in the region, Iranian belligerence and the euro zone crisis.
The 21-year-old Ulster winger was the star of a scarcely believable seven-try rout of opposition famed for their belligerence.
However, Kirkburton seemed undaunted by man-of-the-match award winner Bocarro's belligerence and opening pair Tommy Hardiman and left-hander Stuart Greaves started smartly raced to 50 in just four overs.
They said the call came "to protest US policies toward our national issues, particularly the issue of the prisoners and freedom of the Palestinian press in light of a rise in criminal Israeli belligerence against journalists without hearing one word of condemnation by the US Administration or its representatives.