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Of a quarrelsome or hostile nature; eager to fight or quarrel; warlike
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  1. Of a quarrelsome or hostile nature; eager to fight or quarrel; warlike
  2. Warlike or hostile in manner or temperament.
At war; designating or of a state recognized under international law as being engaged in a war
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  1. At war; designating or of a state recognized under international law as being engaged in a war
  2. Of, pertaining to, or engaged in warfare.
  3. Inclined or eager to fight; hostile or aggressive.
Involving or causing contention; controversial:
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  1. Involving or causing contention; controversial:
  2. Of or marked by contention
  3. Provoking or likely to provoke controversy
Feeling or showing enmity or ill will:
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  1. Feeling or showing enmity or ill will:
  2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of an enemy:
  3. Being in opposition; opposed:
Ready and willing to fight; esp., vigorous or aggressive in supporting or promoting a cause
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  1. Ready and willing to fight; esp., vigorous or aggressive in supporting or promoting a cause
  2. Fighting or warring.
  3. Having a combative character; aggressive, especially in the service of a cause:
Eager and ready to fight; quarrelsome; combative
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  1. Eager and ready to fight; quarrelsome; combative
  2. Combative in nature.
  1. Argumentative; belligerent; contentious; given to quarreling.
  2. Given to quarreling; contentious.
  3. Marked by quarreling.
Made of scraps; consisting of odds and ends
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  1. Made of scraps; consisting of odds and ends
  2. Full of fighting spirit.
  3. (Informal) Fond of fighting, arguing, etc.; aggressive
Disposed to violence; ferocious or cruel.
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  1. Disposed to violence; ferocious or cruel.
  2. Fierce; cruel; savage; ferocious
  3. Disposed or eager to fight or engage in hostile opposition; belligerent.
  1. Martial, bellicose or militaristic.
  2. Fit for, fond of, or ready for war; bellicose; martial
  3. Belligerent; hostile.
Fast growing; tending to spread quickly and invade:
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  1. Fast growing; tending to spread quickly and invade:
  2. Characterized by aggression:
  3. Inclined to behave in an actively hostile fashion:
Of, pertaining to, or engaged in warfare.
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  1. Of, pertaining to, or engaged in warfare.
  2. At war; designating or of a state recognized under international law as being engaged in a war
  3. Inclined or eager to fight; hostile or aggressive.
Of or marked by contention
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  1. Of or marked by contention
  2. Involving or causing contention; controversial:
  3. Provoking or likely to provoke controversy
Feeling or showing enmity or ill will:
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  1. Feeling or showing enmity or ill will:
  2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of an enemy:
  3. Being in opposition; opposed:
Fighting or warring.
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  1. Fighting or warring.
  2. Ready and willing to fight; esp., vigorous or aggressive in supporting or promoting a cause
  3. Having a combative character; aggressive, especially in the service of a cause:
Apt to argue; contentious
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  1. Apt to argue; contentious
  2. Of or characterized by argument:
  3. Of or containing argument; controversial
Provoking or likely to provoke controversy
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  1. Provoking or likely to provoke controversy
  2. Of or marked by contention
  3. Involving or causing contention; controversial:
Of or relating to something that is in question as to its value or intent.
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  1. Of or relating to something that is in question as to its value or intent.
  2. Inclined to argue or debate; provoking debate.
  3. Inclined to dispute; fond of arguing; contentious
Of something or someone provoking strife, controversy or discord.
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  1. Of something or someone provoking strife, controversy or discord.
  2. Of or provoking controversy or given to sophistical argument and specious reasoning
  3. Given to or characterized by disputatious, often specious argument.
Of, relating to, or characterized by litigation.
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  1. Of, relating to, or characterized by litigation.
  2. Argumentative or combative.
  3. Quarrelsome
Of or relating to a controversy, argument, or refutation.
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  1. Of or relating to a controversy, argument, or refutation.
  2. Of or involving dispute; controversial
  3. Argumentative; disputatious
  1. Argumentative; belligerent; contentious; given to quarreling.
  2. Given to quarreling; contentious.
  3. Marked by quarreling.
Made of scraps; consisting of odds and ends
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  1. Made of scraps; consisting of odds and ends
  2. (Informal) Fond of fighting, arguing, etc.; aggressive
  3. Quarrelsome; contentious.
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