hawk 1 of 2

as in militant
one who urges or attempts to cause a war the hawks were claiming that without war there could be no peace

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2 of 2


as in to peddle
to sell from place to place usually in small quantities a determined bootstrapper who went from hawking newspapers on the street corner to running a media empire

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“Hawk.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hawk. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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