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Synonyms for under arms

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

Antonyms for under arms

  • kind
  • nice
  • peaceful
  • peaceloving
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.