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Word of the Day 08/14/20 Bellicose

Bellicose (adjective)
bellicose [ bel-i-kohs ]


adjective
1. inclined or eager to fight; aggressively hostile; belligerent; pugnacious.

OTHER WORDS FROM BELLICOSE
bel·li·cose·ly, adverb
bel·li·cos·i·ty [bel-i-kos-i-tee], bel·li·cose·ness, noun
un·bel·li·cose, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO BELLICOSE
antagonistic, combative, threatening, aggressive, argumentative, hostile, pugnacious, quarrelsome, warlike, warring

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Origin: 1400–50; late Middle English < Latin bellicōsus, equivalent to bellic(us) pertaining to war (bell(um) war + -icus-ic) + -ōsus-ose

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