Belligerently



warlike; given to waging war.
of warlike character; aggressively hostile; bellicose:
a belligerent tone.
waging war; engaged in war:
a peace treaty between belligerent powers.
pertaining to war or to those engaged in war:
belligerent rights.
a state or nation at war.
a member of the military forces of such a state.
Historical Examples

Left Half Harmon Ralph Henry Barbour
Her Father’s Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
Making People Happy Thompson Buchanan
The Heart of Thunder Mountain Edfrid A. Bingham
Sudden Jim Clarence Budington Kelland
Eve to the Rescue Ethel Hueston
The Stutterer R.R. Merliss
Sudden Jim Clarence Budington Kelland
Left End Edwards Ralph Henry Barbour
Captives of the Flame Samuel R. Delany

adjective
marked by readiness to fight or argue; aggressive: a belligerent tone
relating to or engaged in a legally recognized war or warfare
noun
a person or country engaged in fighting or war
adj.

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