It was one of the most bellicose elements in American society.
Did they choose bellicose rhetoric out of fear of choosing the wrong side?
It was one of several bellicose statements by one of its coalition partners.
Instead of living in towns its bellicose inhabitants occupy isolated fortified buildings, and are constantly at war.
The diplomatic situation became for the moment very acute, but after a short period of bellicose talk the common-sense of both countries prevailed.
They will become more bellicose rather than diplomatic, more self-righteous and dismissive when criticized.
He was averse from violence, and never resorted to bellicose acts or to the employment of force save in the last extremity.
How do you reconcile what local people are saying with the increasingly bellicose noises out of America?
My sister is hard to live with due to her bellicose nature.
He is said to have remarked with an oath after Jena that he would make the Spanish Bourbons pay for their recent bellicose proclamation.
This bellicose policy, however, brought him into collision with the queen, who feared that the outbreak of war would diminish the revenues which she squandered in selfindulgence.
His temper flared, and the bellicose aspect of his personality became apparent.
The Chinese have been very bellicose about this issue.