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  • adj. engaged in war; belligerent

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Adverse; conflicting; contradictory; antagonistic; hostile: as, warring opinions.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. engaged in war


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  • By June 1917 the office had sent nearly 800,000 communiqu├ęs to families in warring countries.

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  • "Blessed Danann-" he gasped in a horse whisper, his expression warring between relief and pain.

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  • a town, not in warring against one man or a company in open fight.

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  • If I were a soldier who had endured weeks of basic training and then gone off to face roadside bombs in Afghanistan, I may find the idea of warring with one's ass at Booty Camp irksome.

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  • I must admit, I love the idea of warring witches who might be friends but are more likely to be enemies, each with his/her own specific curses and powers.

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  • He called warring leaders from Rajasthan to Delhi and ended their meeting only after ensuring a truce.

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  • Then you realize how Prokofiev disguises discordant, awry rhythms behind scenes where such music will be "appropraite", like the Battle of the Ice, which criss cross themes evoke the idea of warring forces.

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  • He has the gravitas to call warring factions together and have a "come to Jesus" meeting and people will respond appropriately.

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  • But they did NOT get out, did not pull back, did not retreat; and more secretively went on shaming America 'warring' to murder innocents and civilians, wanton and worldwide, with 1975 incursions into Angola (making HIV/AIDS virus), Pakistan (deploying nuclear-bomb capacity), Afghanistan (Kissinger/Zbigniew's supremacist 'global chessboard'), and, more, South American countries.

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