• WordNet 3.6
    • n hawkishness any political orientation favoring aggressive policies
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In literature:

The little, girl turned hawkishly upon him.
"The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete" by William Dean Howells
Hawkishly she looked round to see what was distressing him.
"The Judge" by Rebecca West
Butch had a hawkish nose and an outcurving chin.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
His eyes were large and gray; his nose of a hawkish shape; his lips very thin.
"The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12." by E. Rameur
His eyes were large and gray; his nose of a hawkish shape; his lips very thin.
"Constance Sherwood" by Lady Georgiana Fullerton

In news:

Romney knowledgeable, less hawkish at presidential debate.
Romney defines hawkish yet murky foreign policy.
As he locks down the Republican nomination for US president, Mitt Romney is framing what looks to be a decidedly hawkish foreign policy.
Obama's ' Hawkish ' Foreign Policy.
The Hawkish , Historically Illiterate Case Against Defense Cuts.
Mitt Romney's hawkish foreign policy plan: A substitute for experience.
ECB A Touch More Hawkish .
A Hawkish Powell The UN will fall behind or be left behind.
Commissioner Gary Bettman shrewd point man on hawkish owners' power play: Feschuk.
Go to main page News Israelis oppose war with Iran despite govt's hawkish stance.
Paul Says GOP Should Tone Down Hawkishness on War.
The hawkish Abe held the top job for a year in 2006-2007.
"Most of the market thinks that the Chilean central bank is more hawkish than the rest," Felipe Hernandez, an economist at Royal Bank of Scotland, said by telephone from Stamford, Conn.
Sadly, Canada has chosen the path of ignorance in this debate, and allied itself with the reactionary hawkishness of the Netanyahu government.
Some Chinese military officers, hawkish and outspoken on graft , a challenge for leadership.