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  • as inwar
  • as inwarfare

synonyms for hostilities

  • battle
  • bloodshed
  • combat
  • conflict
  • fighting
  • hostility
  • strife
  • strike
  • struggle
  • warfare
  • contention
  • contest
  • enmity
  • cold war
  • police action
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antonyms for hostilities

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  • accord
  • harmony
  • peace
  • surrender
  • truce
  • friendship
  • good will
  • kindness
  • cease-fire
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How to use hostilities in a sentence

He graduated at Yale college, and at the commencement of hostilities was appointed to the chief command of the Connecticut troops.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The rebel general opportunely arrived in Singapore at or about the time of the outbreak of American-Spanish hostilities.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
His good sense showed him how large an element of injustice entered into these hostilities.
BASTIEN LEPAGEFR. CRASTRE
Capitulation of the city of Canton, which had forfeited previous stipulations with the British and resumed hostilities.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
But this did not prevent the continuance of hostilities in Brazil, and the other foreign possessions of Portugal.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
One thing is certain: Robert was in no aggressive mood, and would not have resumed hostilities without really serious provocation.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Hostilities ceased between England and the United States throughout the world.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
House of Commons dull; and Opposition talk of suspending hostilities from despair.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
A few hours later France mobilized, and the next day opened hostilities.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
It was so evident that the Chinese commissioner was insincere, that hostilities recommenced on the 7th of January.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
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WORDS RELATED TO HOSTILITIES

  • battle
  • bloodshed
  • cold war
  • combat
  • conflict
  • contention
  • contest
  • enmity
  • fighting
  • hostilities
  • hostility
  • police action
  • strife
  • strike
  • struggle
  • warfare
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.