- ready or eager to fight or argue
- 1. ready or eager to fight or argue:
he made some enemies with his combative style
adj. not ready or inclined to fight or argue:
a non-combative approach proven to help governments gradually reach consensus
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- adj.ready or eager to fight; pugnacious:
- he made some enemies with his combative style
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...by the standard of her time and place, a tomboy. Scout has a combative streak and a basic faith in the goodness of the people in her community. ...
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...without paying a price and, what is more, I believe that such a combative attitude is the absolute requirement for progress.(坦白說，正如你所建議的，我...