At last, after several hours, when sundry summer-houses had been pulled down, and some area-railings had been torn up, to arm the more belligerent spirits, a rumour got about that the Guards were coming.
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She spoke to her teacher in a belligerent tone and was sent to the office.
She likes to start belligerent political arguments to get people to lose their cool.