(Phrase). The mailed fist.
The art of war, tactics, strategy, military evolutions, arms, service, etc., Mars, Bellona.
War-cry, fiery cross, trumpet, clarion, bugle, pibroch, war-whoop, beat of drum, rappel; mobilisation.
(Verbs). To fight, set to, spar, scrap, tussle, joust, tilt, box, skirmish, fight hand to hand, fence, measure swords, engage, combat, give battle, go to battle, join battle, engage in battle, wage war, go to war, come to blows, break a lance with, couch the lance, appeal to arms, appeal to the sword, give satisfaction, take the field, keep the field, fight it out, fight to a finish, spill blood, carry on war, carry on hostilities, to fight one's way, to serve, to see service, to fight like devils, to sell one's life dearly.
(Adjectives). Contending, etc., unpeaceful, contentious, belligerent, bellicose, jingo, chauvinistic, martial, warlike, military, militant, gladiatorial, chivalrous, in arms, embattled.
(Phrases). Together by the ears; sword in hand.
(Adverbs). Pendente lite, the battle raging, flagrante bello, in the thick of the fray.
(Interjections). V victis! to arms! to your tents, O Israel!
Peace - offering, olive - branch, calumet or pipe of peace, preliminaries of peace.
Truce, armistice, suspension of arms, of hostilities, etc., convention, detente.
(Phrases). Hollow truce; pax in bello.
Flag of truce, white flag, cartel.
(Verbs). To make peace, pacify, make it up, settle, arrange, accommodate matters, tranquillise, compose, hush up, settle differences, restore harmony, heal the breach.
(Phrases). To put up the sword; to sheathe the sword; tantas componere lites; to bury the hatchet; to smoke the calumet of peace; to close the temple of Janus; to cry quits.
(Adjective). Pacified, etc.
(Phrase). Requiescat in pace.
A mediator, intermediary, go-between, intercessor, peacemaker, makepeace, negotiator.
(Verbs). To mediate, intermediate, intercede, interpose, interfere, intervene, negotiate, arbitrate, compromise.
(Phrase). Magnas componere lites.
(Verbs). To surrender, succumb, submit, yield, give in, bend, truckle to, knuckle down or under, knock under, capitulate, lay down or deliver up one's arms, retreat, give way, cave in.
(Phrases). Beat a retreat; strike one's flag or colours; surrender at discretion; make a virtue of necessity; to come to terms.
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