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Over time, however, Nixon’s rhetoric changed, and efforts became decidedly more warlike, with increased focus on using jail time to curb use.
THE WAR ON DRUGS DIDN’T WORK. OREGON’S PLAN MIGHT.KAT ESCHNERDECEMBER 17, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
In a warlike age this peacefulness of a monarch was the great and supernatural phenomenon.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
What the armor-bearer was for the warlike races of old, such is the tchbukdi for their degenerate descendants.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
There had been a round year of peace negotiations and futile truces, with warlike preparation in the background.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
It was quite expected that his progress would be challenged, hence the warlike preparations.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
At the same time, Robert must have heard of Edward's warlike preparations by land and sea.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Foreseeing refusal, it flaunted warlike preparations to crush the union under the iron heel.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
The story seems little consonant with Douglas's warlike intelligence.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
It should be noted here that Virginia did not have an aggressive, warlike attitude toward the Union.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The old adage that “all is fair in love and war” applies to this new weapon of destruction as to every warlike instrument.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO WARLIKE

  • aggressive
  • bellicose
  • belligerent
  • combative
  • hostile
  • military
  • pugnacious
  • soldierly
  • warlike
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