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1. bellicose

adjective. ['ˈbɛləˌkoʊs'] having or showing a ready disposition to fight.

Synonyms

  • aggressive
  • combative

Antonyms

  • defensive
  • amicable
  • unassertive

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Words that Rhyme with Bellicose

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How do you pronounce bellicose?

Pronounce bellicose as ˈbɛləˌkoʊs.

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Example sentences of the word bellicose


1. Adjective
Despite Reagan's bellicose rhetoric, tensions between the two superpowers thawed in the late 1980s.

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