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1. warfare

noun. ['ˈwɔrˌfɛr'] the waging of armed conflict against an enemy.

Synonyms

  • war
  • action
  • hot war
  • information warfare
  • civil war
  • battle
  • limited war
  • BW
  • psychological warfare
  • jehad
  • engagement
  • world war
  • combat
  • chemical warfare
  • aggression
  • biologic attack
  • conflict
  • armed combat
  • military action
  • jihad
  • bioattack
  • international jihad
  • war of nerves
  • biological warfare
  • IW
  • chemical operations
  • fight

Antonyms

  • make peace
  • peace
  • activation
  • sink

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Words that Rhyme with Warfare

  • airfare
  • confair
  • fanfare
  • fullfare
  • landfair
  • mayfair
  • thoroughfare
  • welfare
  • workfare

Example sentences of the word warfare


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fans were also used during warfare in Japan.

Quotes containing the word warfare


1. There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it's the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating toxic food or drink or the extreme violence of child abuse, domestic warfare, life-threatening poverty, addiction, or state terrorism.
- bell hooks

2. You know what the fellow said – in Italy, for thirty years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, they had five hundred years of democracy and peace – and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.
- Orson Welles

3. Science, like art, religion, commerce, warfare, and even sleep, is based on presuppositions.
- Gregory Bateson

2. eco-warfare

noun. violence carried out to further the political or social objectives of the environmentalists.

Synonyms

  • terrorist act
  • ecological terrorism
  • terrorism
  • act of terrorism
  • ecoterrorism

3. warfare

noun. ['ˈwɔrˌfɛr'] an active struggle between competing entities.

Synonyms

  • drug war
  • trench warfare
  • war
  • conflict
  • battle

Antonyms

  • stabilisation
  • stabilization
  • dormant
  • inactivity
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