militant


militant
militant *aggressive, assertive, self-assertive, pushing, pushy
Analogous words: bellicose, pugnacious, combative, contentious, *belligerent: combating, opposing, antagonizing or antagonistic (see corresponding verbs at RESIST): fighting, warring, contending, battling (see CONTEND)
Contrasted words: *pacific, pacifist, pacifistic, peaceful, peaceable: acquiescent, resigned, *compliant

New Dictionary of Synonyms. 2014.

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