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synonyms for martial

  • belligerent
  • hostile
  • military
  • aggressive
  • bellicose
  • combative
  • pugnacious
  • soldierly
  • warlike
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  • kind
  • nice
  • civil
  • peaceful
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How to use martial in a sentence

He could be sweet and charming, but he would also walk through the hallways at all hours doing martial arts moves with his long stick.
IT WASN’T THE FIRST TIME THE NYPD KILLED SOMEONE IN CRISIS. FOR KAWASKI TRAWICK, IT ONLY TOOK 112 SECONDS.BY ERIC UMANSKYDECEMBER 4, 2020PROPUBLICA
Valentina Shevchenko, the 32-year-old Kyrgyzstani UFC flyweight champion, is a martial artist’s martial artist.
IN UFC, SHE’S NO. 2 WITH A ‘BULLET’EUGENE ROBINSONNOVEMBER 30, 2020OZY
Though New Zealand has been hit less hard than many places, mixed martial arts is still a dicey pursuit given the close-quarters nature of it.
THE MAN BEHIND ONE OF THE BADDEST MEN ALIVEEUGENE ROBINSONNOVEMBER 13, 2020OZY
There seems to be a perception that the presence of the National Guard means that we’re one step closer to martial law.
MOBILIZING THE NATIONAL GUARD DOESN’T MEAN YOUR STATE IS UNDER MARTIAL LAW. USUALLY.BY LOGAN JAFFESEPTEMBER 17, 2020PROPUBLICA
Tim Dymmel, gym ownerA guy who has spent his entire life training in martial arts and lifting weights has zero interest in hearing that he looks less formidable.
THE GYM-FREE PANDEMIC WORKOUT: KETTLEBELLS, INDIAN CLUBS, SANDBAGS, OH MY!EUGENE ROBINSONAUGUST 25, 2020OZY
From several doorways other men emerged, some of martial bearing, showing that the place was garrisoned to some extent.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He was at once arrested, and on October 13th tried by court martial, condemned to death, and executed a few hours later.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The news of Bruce's revolt and the death of Comyn roused Edward into full martial vigour.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
He was considered a harsh Governor because his martial law administration was characterized by severe punishment for wrongdoing.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Juvenal, Martial, and other classical authors, notice the extraordinary sufferings of the Christians.
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WORDS RELATED TO MARTIAL

  • advancing
  • antipathetic
  • assailing
  • attacking
  • barbaric
  • bellicose
  • combative
  • contentious
  • destructive
  • disruptive
  • disturbing
  • encroaching
  • hawkish
  • intruding
  • intrusive
  • invading
  • martial
  • militant
  • offensive
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • rapacious
  • threatening
  • warlike
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