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 Meanings and Examples of BELLIGERENT
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belligerent
 a.  inclined or eager to fight; aggressive
Classic Sentence:
1  His was as Irish a face as could be found in the length and breadth of the homeland he had left so long ago--round, high colored, short nosed, wide mouthed and belligerent.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  Mr. Elder was growing more excited, more belligerent and patriotic.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  Raymie bared his teeth like a belligerent mouse.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
4  Juanita, quit looking so belligerent.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
5  Catching sight of Mammy's burden, Scarlett's expression changed from one of minor irritation to obstinate belligerency.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Example Sentence:
1  Whenever he had too much to drink, he became belligerent and tried to pick fights with strangers.
2  The biggest military power on Earth was acting belligerent and its president was indulging in bombastic nationalistic grandstanding.
3  He was almost back to his belligerent mood of twelve months ago.
4  The military police stopped the fracas in the bar and arrested the belligerents.