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belligerent

buh li juh ruhnt

  • n  someone who fights (or is fighting)
  • s  characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
    a belligerent tone
  • s  engaged in war
    belligerent (or warring) nations

  • The belligerent nations did a lot of sabre rattling but did not actually go to war.
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is a President unlike any other Iran has known: belligerent, naive, at once a fundamentalist and nationalist, and a dark genius at mobilizing Iranian public .
  • Authorities had confined Andrew to the couple's home, but she said in the motion that he "had been belligerent, especially while intoxicated" and that he had been drinking in front .
News & Articles

  • Turkish leader says he's losing patience with protesters
    ANKARA, Turkey — In a series of increasingly belligerent speeches to cheering supporters Sunday, Turkey's prime minister demanded an end to the 10-day anti-government protests that have
    June 10, 2013 - Denver Post
  • Turkey's leader lambasts protesters
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a series of increasingly belligerent speeches to cheering supporters Sunday, Turkey's prime minister demanded an end to the 10-day anti-government protests that have spread across the country, saying those who do not respect the government will pay.
    June 9, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Turkey's leader climbs on bus, lambasts protesters
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a series of increasingly belligerent speeches to cheering supporters Sunday, Turkey's prime minister launched a verbal attack on the tens of thousands of anti-government protesters who flooded the streets for a 10th day, accusing them of creating an environment of terror.
    June 9, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in The Australian
    We will pursue denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula vigorously,Mr Obama said. "So we have not come to a conclusion that North Korea will or should be a nuclear power. Given their past behaviour, given the belligerent manner in which...
  • President Bush in Washington Post
    The Iranian people are good, honest, decent people and they've got a government that is belligerent, loud, noisy, threatening _ a government which is in defiance of the rest of the world and says, 'We want a nuclear weapon,'Bush said. "So...

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