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belligerent
used in Not Without My Daughter

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Definition
hostile (the attitude of one eager to fight); or one already engaged in a fight or war
  • He was belligerent and edgy as he led us down the street and then pushed us roughly into a taxi.
belligerent = in a fighting mood
  • Whether he doubted my story, or whether the embassy's letters had put him on guard, Moody grew openly menacing and belligerent over the next several days.
  • Moody's manner was characteristically belligerent, but I forged ahead, following Amahl's instructions.

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