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synonyms for in arms

  • assertive
  • bellicose
  • belligerent
  • militaristic
  • vigorous
  • warring
  • active
  • fighting
  • martial
  • military
  • offensive
  • assertory
  • combating
  • contending
  • contentious
  • embattled
  • gladiatorial
  • pugnacious
  • pushy
  • quarrelsome
  • scrappy
  • self-assertive
  • truculent
  • up in arms
  • warlike

antonyms for in arms

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  • compliant
  • peaceful
  • submissive
  • tolerant
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How to use in arms in a sentence

However, on reaching Spain, the magic of the Emperor's personality soon restored the vigour and prestige of the French arms.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
One would not have wanted her white neck a mite less full or her beautiful arms more slender.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The two little Pontelliers were with him, and he carried Madame Ratignolle's little girl in his arms.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He stood, with the air of a hero, both arms extended towards the amazed pair of lovers.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
She threw out her arms as if swimming when she walked, beating the tall grass as one strikes out in the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The men, whose poniards his sword parried, had recourse to fire-arms, and two pistols were fired at him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
We laid him down gently, folded his arms on his breast, and for a moment held our peace in tribute to his passing.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
At sight of this generous enemy, this faithful friend, how could he restrain the grateful impulse to fling himself into his arms!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
These residents then killed the parish priest, and without arms fled for safety to the mountain ravines.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO IN ARMS

  • active
  • assertive
  • assertory
  • bellicose
  • belligerent
  • combating
  • contending
  • contentious
  • embattled
  • fighting
  • gladiatorial
  • in arms
  • martial
  • militaristic
  • military
  • offensive
  • pugnacious
  • pushy
  • quarrelsome
  • scrappy
  • self-assertive
  • truculent
  • up in arms
  • vigorous
  • warlike
  • warring
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.