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McQuade said the choice of Fernich suggests the campaign may be mostly concerned with presenting a bellicose image.
WHAT MATT GAETZ’S LEGAL LINEUP TELLS US ABOUT HIS TROUBLESROGER SOLLENBERGERSEPTEMBER 27, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Over his decades in New York politics, the Governor’s bellicose personality hasn’t changed, but the landscape around it has.
ANDREW CUOMO WAS A 'RESISTANCE' ICON. NOW THERE'S 'BLOOD IN THE WATER'CHARLOTTE ALTERMARCH 2, 2021TIME
The bellicose ardor of the stripling seemed to strike the royal envoy even more forcibly than anything he had yet seen.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Naturally those parts of the river which remained unexplored were supposed to be the land of the "bellicose dames."
FEMALE WARRIORS, VOL. I (OF 2)ELLEN C. CLAYTON
For one or the other to make way by temporarily backing, was, of course—to bellicose goats—entirely out of the question.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 93, OCTOBER 15TH 1887VARIOUS
Two bellicose goats once encountered each other in the middle of a narrow bridge spanning a deep gulf and a raging torrent.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 93, OCTOBER 15TH 1887VARIOUS
On account of his bellicose nature he was given the sobriquet of "Red Hot Jones."
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 5, 1920VARIOUS
As a leisure-class usage of this kind we have, particularly, that bizarre survival of bellicose chivalry, the German student duel.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
They might be magnified by a sensational Press and by bellicose partisans such as the Pan-Germanists.
GERMAN PROBLEMS AND PERSONALITIESCHARLES SAROLEA
The Turkish general is a middling-sized, sunburnt man, with eyes as bold and bellicose as an eagle's.
'MIDST THE WILD CARPATHIANSMR JKAI
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