Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Combative

12 February 2019 The Guardian Quick

We have 13 answers for the crossword clue Combative. We last saw the 'Combative' clue in The Guardian Quick on Tuesday, 12 February 2019.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Having or showing a ready disposition to fight; "bellicose young officers"; "a combative impulse"; "a contentious nature"
  • Striving to overcome in argument; "a dialectical and agonistic approach"
  • Inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits; "a style described as abrasive and contentious"; "a disputatious lawyer"; "a litigious and acrimonious spirit"

Crossword Answers

8 Letters

MILITANT

A militant reformer

9 Letters

AGONISTIC

Of or relating to the athletic contests held in ancient Greece

BATTLEFUL

Having or showing a ready disposition to fight; "bellicose young officers"; "a combative impulse"; "a contentious nature"

BELLICOSE

Having or showing a ready disposition to fight; "bellicose young officers"; "a combative impulse"; "a contentious nature"

LITIGIOUS

Inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits; "a style described as abrasive and contentious"; "a disputatious lawyer"; "a litigious and acrimonious spirit"

10 Letters

PUGNACIOUS

Ready and able to resort to force or violence; "pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance"- Herman Melville; "they were rough and determined fighting men"

11 Letters

ADVERSARIAL

AGONISTICAL

Striving to overcome in argument; "a dialectical and agonistic approach"

CONTENTIOUS

Involving or likely to cause controversy; "a central and contentious element of the book"- Tim W.Ferfuson

DISPUTATIVE

Inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits; "a style described as abrasive and contentious"; "a disputatious lawyer"; "a litigious and acrimonious spirit"

QUARRELSOME

Given to quarreling; "arguing children"; "quarrelsome when drinking"

12 Letters

DISPUTATIOUS

Inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits; "a style described as abrasive and contentious"; "a disputatious lawyer"; "a litigious and acrimonious spirit"

15 Letters

CONFRONTATIONAL

Of or relating to confrontation

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