belligerence :

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buh li juh ruhns

  • n  hostile or warlike attitude or nature
  • n  a natural disposition to be hostile

  • The Bible isn't the only Scripture with such vacillations between belligerence and tolerance.
  • The reason: the North's military belligerence and more recently its nuclear capabilities and missiles were greater worries.
  • Then adapted his righteous belligerence to the standard love song, upending it into airs of bitter, knowing rejection.
News & Articles

  • Sagittarius
    You rarely avoid a fight but the planets warn you would be wise to back off in the face of someone's belligerence today. Let them have their say and let them make a fool of themselves. It's no loss for you...
    July 2, 2013 - New York Post

  • Barack Obama in Christian Science Monitor
    North Korea has a path toward rejoining the international community, and we hope they take that path,said Mr. Obama on Monday in a prerecorded interview on CBS. "What we're not going to do is to reward belligerence and provocation in the...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in Washington Post
    We are working hard to avoid an escalation of belligerence and provocation,Clinton said.
  • Nathan Cullen in
    This has gone beyond disrespect to belligerence,said NDP MP Nathan Cullen. "The excuses of Mr. Jaffer have been exhausted. There is nowhere else for him to hide."

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