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Princeton's WordNet

  1. militant, hawkish, warlike(adj)

    disposed to warfare or hard-line policies

    "militant nations"; "hawkish congressman"; "warlike policies"

  2. warlike, martial(adj)

    suggesting war or military life


  1. warlike(Adjective)

    hostile and belligerent

  2. warlike(Adjective)

    martial, bellicose or militaristic

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warlike(adj)

    fit for war; disposed for war; as, a warlike state; a warlike disposition

  2. Warlike(adj)

    belonging or relating to war; military; martial

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. warlike

    Fit for war; disposed for war; as, a warlike state. Belonging or relating to war; military; martial.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of warlike in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of warlike in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of warlike in a Sentence

  1. Mrinal Patnaik:

    I trained in the early 2000s, when there was not a single oral agent for the management of AML, one of my professors had told me that AML was akin to a warlike situation where sometimes, you had to bomb the village in order to save it. We would throw these drugs that would kill everything and hope patients would recover with normal bone marrow.

  2. Chinese:

    The best soldiers are not warlike.

  3. Sir Thomas More:

    The most part of all princes have more delight in warlike manners and feats of chivalry than in the good feats of peace.

  4. Patrick Henry:

    Suffer not yourselves to be betrayed with a kiss. Ask yourselves how this gracious reception of our petition comports with those warlike preparations which cover our waters and darken our land. Are fleets and armies necessary to a work of love and reconciliation? Have we shown ourselves so unwilling to be reconciled, that force must be called in to win back our love? Let us not deceive ourselves, sir. These are the implements of war and subjugationthe last arguments to which kings resort.

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