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pugnacious

  

      adj   readily disposed to fight; belligerent  
     (C17: from Latin pugnax)  
  pugnaciously      adv  
  pugnacity  
  pugnaciousness      n  
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pugnacious

  
  
aggressive, antagonistic, argumentative, bellicose, belligerent, choleric, combative, contentious, disputatious, hot-tempered, irascible, irritable, petulant, quarrelsome  
  
Antonyms     
   calm, conciliatory, gentle, irenic, pacific, peaceable, peaceful, peace-loving, placatory, placid, quiet  

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