Examples of militance in a Sentence
the level of militance varied significantly among the abolitionist groups
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He and Gerry Adams, Sinn Fein’s president, reportedly concluded in the early 1990s that militance was not advancing their aims.
Instead, the focus of the trial was Woodfox’s militance, though his views had softened.
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Synonymsaggression, aggressiveness, assaultiveness, bellicosity, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, defiance, disputatiousness, feistiness, fight, belligerence, militancy, militantness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, scrappiness, truculence
Related Wordsantagonism, fierceness, hostility, hyperaggressiveness, unfriendliness; imperialism, jingoism, militarism; acidity, biliousness, captiousness, crabbiness, crankiness, crossness, disagreeableness, fractiousness, fretfulness, grouchiness, grumpiness, huffiness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, irritableness, orneriness, peevishness, pettishness, petulance, querulousness, rudeness, surliness, testiness, waspishness
Near Antonymsantiaggression, anti-imperialism, antimilitarism; affability, amiability, amicability, benevolence, cordiality, friendliness, geniality, graciousness, pleasantness, sociability; gentleness, kindliness, mildness; amenability, complaisance, placability
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