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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhawkishhawk‧ish /ˈhɔːkɪʃ $ ˈhɒːk-/ adjective  WARsupporting the use of military force in order to deal with political problemshawkishness noun [uncountable]
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hawkishMr Rowland is a man in the mould of Vice-President Dan Quayle: young, handsome and hawkish.On most issues the Bush administration is taking a decidedly hawkish line, most obviously on defence.Watanabe was known to take a more hawkish line than his predecessors on defence issues.
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