combative

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combat +‎ -ive

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combative (comparative more combative, superlative most combative)

  1. Given to fighting; disposed to engage in combat; pugnacious.
    His combative style leads to many arguments.
    • Real cultivation is about getting rid of human attachments. Things such as the pursuit of fame and gain among ordinary people, being combative or a show off, having a jealous heart—all human desires and attachments need to be eliminated. ― Li Hongzhi, Zhuan Falun Volume II

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Adjective[edit]

combative

  1. feminine singular of combatif