Day-181 (Belligerent)

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Word:
                Belligerent

Status:
                Adjective

Meaning:
                Angry or agressive: showing a readiness to fight
               : fighting a war: engaging in a war

Sentences:
1) He was drunk and belligerent.
2) The coach became quite belligerent and spit at the umpire's face.

Origin:
                Modification of Latin belligerant-, belligerans, present participle of belligerare which means 'to rage war'.

First use:
                1577

Synonyms:
                 aggressive, argumentative, assaultive, bellicose, warlike, chippy

Antonyms:
                 non-aggressive, pacific.

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