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  • n. Plural form of bellicosity.


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  • He pays no attention to tough bellicosities in their newspapers nor to the curt rejection of peace appeals by the Pope and the British Prime Minister; he ignores the contemptuous gesture of sending to Rangoon a minor underling to a meeting with U Thant.

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  • Between Ron Paul's isolationism and the faintly variant bellicosities of the other six candidates stands Huntsman's conservative foreign policy, skeptically nuanced about America's need or ability to control many distant developments.

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