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Adjective: combative  kum'ba-tiv [N. Amer], kóm-bu-tiv [Brit]
  1. Inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits
    "a style described as abrasive and combative";
    - contentious, disputatious, disputative, litigious
  2. Striving to overcome in argument
    "a dialectical and combative approach";
    - agonistic, agonistical
  3. Having or showing a ready disposition to fight
    "a combative impulse";
    - battleful, bellicose

See also: adversarial, aggressive, argumentative, competitive, competitory

Encyclopedia: Combative