hawkishly


adjective

  1. resembling a hawk, as in appearance or behavior.
  2. advocating war or a belligerently threatening diplomatic policy.

adjective

  1. favouring the use or display of force rather than diplomacy to achieve foreign policy goals
adj.

“hawk-like,” by 1703, from hawk (n.) + -ish. Sense of “militaristic” is from 1965, from hawk in the transferred sense.

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