Examples of militancy in a Sentence
the militancy of the radical organization made the authorities a little nervous
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The involvement of the Iranian government would mark an escalation of Tehran’s militancy outside the Middle East, amid deteriorating relations with the West following the U.S. move to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear accord.
Labor militancy forced employers to reduce their workdays and give them Saturdays off.
The move follows a push by the U.S. and European allies in February to get Pakistan to do more to combat militancy and close financing loopholes to terrorist groups.
Many magazines, not least of all The New Republic, succumbed to a similar politics of racist resentment in the face of black militancy and African-American cultural resurgence.
The conference aimed to forge a political road map that would restore order in Libya, where lawlessness has fed Islamic militancy, human trafficking, and instability in the wider region.
Iran’s remaining Palestinian partner, Islamic Jihad, is a smaller group focused on violent militancy and has a narrower support base.
But the bishops' militancy also reflects the church's new demographic reality, as Hispanics become increasingly central to its future.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reportedly said the ongoing drugs clampdown will match the intensity of the country’s past efforts to quell Islamic militancy, an operation marred by reports of extrajudicial killings and arbitrary detention.
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aggression, aggressiveness, assaultiveness, bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, defiance, disputatiousness, feistiness, fight, militance, militantness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, scrappiness, truculence;
acidity, biliousness, captiousness, crankiness, crossness, disagreeableness, fractiousness, fretfulness, grouchiness, grumpiness, huffiness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, irritableness, orneriness, peevishness, pettishness, petulance, querulousness, rudeness, surliness, testiness, waspishness;
chip on one's shoulder;
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