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belligerent
used in Lonesome Dove

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Definition
hostile (the attitude of one eager to fight); or one already engaged in a fight or war
  • the Indians were not belligerent and it was apparent that Gus had merely struck the wrong bunch at the wrong time, in the wrong manner.
    Chapters 99-100 (49% in)
belligerent = hostile (eager to fight)
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