warlike

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EtymologyEdit

From war +‎ -like.

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AdjectiveEdit

warlike (comparative more warlike, superlative most warlike)

  1. Hostile and belligerent.
  2. Martial, bellicose or militaristic.
    • 2013 July 20, “Old soldiers?”, The Economist, volume 408, number 8845: 
      Whether modern, industrial man is less or more warlike than his hunter-gatherer ancestors is impossible to determine. The machine gun is so much more lethal than the bow and arrow that comparisons are meaningless.


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Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 20:35