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synonyms for under arms

  • battling
  • belligerent
  • boxing
  • contending
  • determined
  • fencing
  • hostile
  • jousting
  • martial
  • militant
  • sparring
  • tilting
  • warmongering
  • wrestling
  • angry
  • argumentative
  • bellicose
  • combative
  • contentious
  • disputatious
  • disputative
  • ferocious
  • hawkish
  • jingoistic
  • militaristic
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • ready to fight
  • resolute
  • scrappy
  • truculent
  • unbeatable
  • up in arms
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antonyms for under arms

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  • kind
  • nice
  • peaceful
  • peaceloving
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How to use under arms in a sentence

Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The Pontellier and Ratignolle compartments adjoined one another under the same roof.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The Majesty on high has a colony and a people on earth, which otherwise is under the supremacy of the Evil One.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
For several months he remained under a political cloud, charged with incompetency to quell the Philippine Rebellion.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Under so many savage blows, the labouring mountains brought forth Turks.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Under the internal pressure his whiskers stood on end and his face grew red.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
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
We are apt to think of these little ones as doing right only when under compulsion: but this is far from the truth.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
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
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WORDS RELATED TO UNDER ARMS

  • angry
  • argumentative
  • battling
  • bellicose
  • belligerent
  • boxing
  • combative
  • contending
  • contentious
  • determined
  • disputatious
  • disputative
  • fencing
  • ferocious
  • hawkish
  • hostile
  • jingoistic
  • jousting
  • martial
  • militant
  • militaristic
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • ready to fight
  • resolute
  • scrappy
  • sparring
  • tilting
  • truculent
  • unbeatable
  • under arms
  • up in arms
  • warmongering
  • wrestling
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