Numerous specific shop-floor situations generated anger and easily drifted into aggressive or belligerent acts, either verbal or physical.
Historically, when military forces occupied belligerent territory, little how-to guidance existed.
The government had reason to view him as a representative of vicious, belligerent forces hostile to the West.
The kids, especially the boys, are aggressive, belligerent , and rebellious.
They were probably all nice people but they acted like caricatures of government bureaucrats: at once belligerent and ignorant, threatening and uninterested, detached and intrusive.
Such views naturally lead to an ‘aggressive, belligerent foreign policy’, she added.
However, when there is a war, of which our people are much experienced, such a naïve attitude can only be disastrous when confronting a belligerent foe, and can only bring great misery to the defending side.
In a fight it could be a communication of how aggressive or belligerent or dominant a lobster is.
Every cut or twist of tire evokes a different feeling, from scary to charming, aggressive to shy, belligerent to just plain worn out.
A moment later their threatening and belligerent attitude made him realize he and Les were outnumbered and outweighed.