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used in The Fountainhead

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hostile (the attitude of one eager to fight); or one already engaged in a fight or war
  • "That's right," said Mitchell Layton belligerently, as if he expected everyone to disagree and was insulting them in advance.
    4.6 — Part 4 Chapter 6 (12% in)
belligerently = with an attitude of one eager to fight
  • Most of them were beginners, young, poorly dressed and belligerent.
    2.5 — Part 2 Chapter 5 (37% in)
  • "Steven Mallory speaking," said a young, hard voice, in a way that left an impatient, belligerent silence after the words.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (26% in)
  • She spoke belligerently about her work not being charity, but "human reclamation."
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 (78% in)

There are no more uses of "belligerent" in The Fountainhead.

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