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Synonyms for combatively

in a bellicose contentious manner


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Against that backdrop, surely Liu's case is one on which Europe's voice must be heard much more clearly and combatively.
Should the White House give Congress the benefit of the doubt on disputed constitutional questions, rather than combatively casting doubt on Congress?
At a TV talk in November 2016, when questioned about how effective the budget proposal to increase the traffic fines to Rs 25,000 for offences would be, the FM responded combatively (as usual) 'Why, do you want 'murder' on the roads'?
But instead they find themselves hunched over a keyboard, pecking away combatively on the mobile phones while sitting in traffic, greeting the world with anger first thing in the morning when they get on social media, staying up late at night looking at drug war statistics.
Instead of adopting an apologetic, sympathetic tone, Alexander combatively accused the media of being to blame for having ignored the plight of the Syrian refugees.
Harstock continued to act combatively toward police, threatening to turn his dog loose on them, police said.
They intellectually and combatively discuss the issues of the day.
This essay argues that Acosta combatively collaborates with his friends and publishers in order to ensure literary survival.
Noise TV too would combatively remain in the TRP ratings race.
There are unquestionably journalists who approach the pope combatively, hoping to catch him off-guard.
President Cristina Fernandez, known for combatively defending her unorthodox policies, tweeted that Greece's vote marked "a resounding victory for democracy and dignity."
Darryl Zanuck convinced McCarthy to cast the gifted but combatively alcoholic George C.
As one of us (Jon) vividly recalls, a prominent member of the constructivist community once responded to complaints that his presentations were laced with technical jargon by combatively asserting, "It took me many years to become well-versed in constructivist ideas, which I did so I could partake in the conversation.
Smith argues that Americans have largely subscribed to two contrasting interpretations of the Republic, and that these two interpretations, secularist and providentialist, coexisted, "sometimes cordially and sometimes combatively" (p.