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warlike

war·like

warlike

pronunciation:
wor laIk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to war.
synonyms:
belligerent, martial, military
antonyms:
unwarlike
similar words:
militant
definition 2: hostile; aggressive.
a warlike tribe
synonyms:
aggressive, belligerent, hostile, pugnacious, truculent
antonyms:
peaceable
similar words:
antagonistic, bellicose, combative, martial, militant
definition 3: indicative of war.
warlike social conditions
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The word warlike contains the following part:
-like Old English adjective-forming suffix that means similar to, in the manner of
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The suffix -like attaches primarily to English nouns to form adjectives.