Sentences Containing 'bellicose'
Even though Nobunaga is often regarded as a callous and bellicose figure, it is said that Nobunaga mourned her throughout the night and had her buried within view of his castle.
However, Jonathan Pearson argues in "Sir Anthony Eden and the Suez Crisis: Reluctant Gamble" (2002) that Eden was more reluctant and less bellicose than most historians have judged.
The United Nations denounced the invasion; the Soviets were bellicose; only New Zealand, Australia, West Germany and South Africa spoke out for Britain's position.
Critics consider neoconservatism a bellicose and "heroic" ideology opposed to "mercantile" and "bourgeois" virtues and therefore "a variant of anti-economic thought."
During Hu's time as editor of the Global Times, he has become known as a bellicose hard-liner.
Some leaflets were bellicose, warning of the consequences of a Western attack: "The manoeuvre "Oktobersturm" Warsaw Pact military exercise in 1965 is a serious warning addressed to the Bonn militarists that an attack on the GDR will conjure up their own demise."
More Vocab Wordsheadstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard