Definition of 'bellicose'
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Underlying the bellicose rhetoric is clear frustration. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The previous Government did not match its often bellicose rhetoric with the requisite funding. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The claim could just as easily be part of the increasingly bellicose exchange of threats between Iran and the US. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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