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belligerent
used in The Grapes of Wrath

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Definition
hostile (the attitude of one eager to fight); or one already engaged in a fight or war
  • "A fella got to eat," he began; and then, belligerently, "A fella got a right to eat."
    Chapter 26 (46% in)
belligerently = as though ready for a fight
  • Ruthie and Winfield stood near to Ma and eyed the strangers belligerently.
    Chapter 20 (16% in)
  • She stood a short distance away and regarded Ma belligerently.
    Chapter 20 (46% in)

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