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warlike

adjective     /ˈwɔː.laɪk/ US  /ˈwɔːr-/ formal
often involved in and eager to start wars: It has often been said, perhaps unfairly, that they are a warlike nation/people.WarViolent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
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