Fights and formations

belligerent
(adj)
bǝ-LIJ-ǝr-ǝnt
Meaning

quarrelsome; looking for a fight

1st Sample Sentence

When they are drunk, people often become belligerent and pick fights for trivial reasons.

Root

bellum (war)#gerare (wage, carry) (Latin)

Synonyms

bellicose, belligerent

Mnemonics

belli (TOM) and gerry always quarrel in TOM and GERRY cartoon. Just relate it wid another GRE word-- BELLICOSE