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noun as in a warlike person

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That’s despite efforts by Republicans and Democratic budget hawks to rein in spending, and improving economic news, which suggest Americans are better off than when they got the first two rounds of checks.

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Such “mobbing flocks” harass bird predators like snakes and hawks and are a reliable cue of such animals’ presence.

Now Sanders’s grasp of true agenda-setting power is being celebrated by fellow lawmakers on the hard left, who are encouraged to have an ally — not a deficit hawk — in a key position.

Indeed, she could still disappear any day, as hawks hover overhead more often lately.

Watch your sap like a hawk as you near the end of the boiling process.

When Donald Regan asked, “Did we object to Israelis sending HAWK ... missiles to Iran?”

The NSPG meeting defined the official line on the HAWK deal, but it did not address the funding diversion.

Monk said to Hawk, 'You're the great Coleman Hawkins, right?

For me, I signed on to The Avengers 1-3 and then Hawk-Eye, in case they want to do a Hawk-Eye spin-off.

Most Americans have viewed Africa through the lens of LiveAid or Black Hawk Down or the altruistic whims of Madonna.

Since Henry Hawk could sit in a great elm far up the road and see himp.

Out of the darkening sky rang the twanging call of a night-hawk, and the cluck of a dozing hen sounded from the foliage overhead.

The memory of the hawk-nosed, steel-eyed officer who rode from Kurnaul to Meerut in twenty-four hours smote him like a whip.

This one I brought home and kept in my aviary till March, 1868, when it was killed by a Hawk striking it through the wires.

A giant of a fellow with an eye like a hawk and a big black beard that seems, somehow, to suggest a blacksmith.

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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hawk, such as: belligerent, chauvinist, jingo, jingoist, militarist, and warmonger.

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