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belligerent
used in Starship Troopers

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Definition
hostile (the attitude of one eager to fight); or one already engaged in a fight or war
  • From our co-belligerents the Skinnies we knew that many missing troopers were alive as prisoners
    Chapter 13 (36% in)
belligerents = fighters
  • This was the period, of course, after the Bugs had located our home planet, through the Skinnies, and had raided it, destroying Buenos Aires and turning "contact troubles" into all-out war, but before we had built up our forces and before the Skinnies had changed sides and become our co-belligerents and de facto allies.
    Chapter 11 (28% in)

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