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casus belli

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  • as inprovocation
  • as inred flag
  • as inroot of the matter
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Synonyms for casus belli

noun incitement, stimulus
  • affront
  • harassment
  • indignity
  • insult
  • annoyance
  • brickbat
  • cause
  • challenge
  • dare
  • grabber
  • grievance
  • grounds
  • incentive
  • inducement
  • injury
  • instigation
  • justification
  • motivation
  • offense
  • reason
  • taunt
  • vexation
  • bothering
  • casus belli
  • defy
  • irking
  • provoking
  • vexing

Antonyms for casus belli

  • compliment
  • discouragement
  • happiness
  • hindrance
  • pleasure
  • praise
  • prevention
  • repression
  • suppression
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to casus belli

provocation

noun. incitement, stimulus
  • affront
  • annoyance
  • bothering
  • brickbat
  • casus belli
  • cause
  • challenge
  • dare
  • defy
  • grabber
  • grievance
  • grounds
  • harassment
  • incentive
  • indignity
  • inducement
  • injury
  • instigation
  • insult
  • irking
  • justification
  • motivation
  • offense
  • provoking
  • reason
  • taunt
  • vexation
  • vexing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.