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See definition of militant on Dictionary.com
  • adj.aggressive, combative
  • nounperson who fights, is aggressive

synonyms for militant

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

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  • compliant
  • peaceful
  • peaceloving
  • submissive
  • tolerant
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    One of my professors asked me to write an article about young men who come from well-off families and are mostly well-educated, but who leave their studies and join the militants.
    FOUR SONS, ONE WAR: ALL DEADEUGENE ROBINSONSEPTEMBER 25, 2020OZY
    It was suspected he had joined the Hizbul Mujahideen militant outfit.
    FOUR SONS, ONE WAR: ALL DEADEUGENE ROBINSONSEPTEMBER 25, 2020OZY
    It turned out that security personnel had shot dead two suspected militants in downtown Srinagar, and the government had turned off all connectivity to prevent the news from circulating and protesters from gathering.
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    At the end of a 20-hour operation in Chewa Ullar village in south Kashmir on June 26, three militants lay dead.
    IS KASHMIR’S MILITANCY DEAD?CHARU KASTURIAUGUST 6, 2020OZY
    Cases were concentrated in the North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, and health officials struggled against militant groups and misinformation to contain the virus.
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    Daphne was still erect, self-confident, militant; whereas Madeleine knew herself vanquished—vanquished both in body and soul.
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    His policy, formerly in the main a conciliatory one, now became militant.
    THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
    Nothing could have been more militant than her denunciation of militancy.
    RAMSEY MILHOLLANDBOOTH TARKINGTON
    Gus gazed calmly at the five militant youths in front of him.
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    They will always remember that thou wert their faithful mother, their robust nurse, and their church militant.
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    WORDS RELATED TO MILITANT

    • assertory
    • bold
    • brassy
    • cheeky
    • cocky
    • come on
    • domineering
    • dynamic
    • energetic
    • enterprising
    • flip
    • forceful
    • fresh
    • get up and go
    • go after
    • hard sell
    • imperious
    • masterful
    • militant
    • nervy
    • pushing
    • pushy
    • sassy
    • shooting from the hip
    • smart
    • smart alecky
    • strenuous
    • tough
    • vigorous
    • zealous
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