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cold war

1. often Cold War A state of political tension and military rivalry between nations that stops short of full-scale war, especially that which existed between the United States and Soviet Union following World War II.
2. A state of rivalry and tension between two factions, groups, or individuals that stops short of open, violent confrontation.

cold warrior n.

cold warrior

(Military) a person who engages in or promotes a cold war
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Unsurprisingly, Coppolani looks at Nixon as the consummate Cold Warrior during his years as senator and vice president (Chapters 25).
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We need to be prudent," said Jackson, who was perhaps the most prominent Cold Warrior of his day.
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Here McKay and Swift present Pearson not so much as Canada's Prince of Peace, but as a loyal and eager Cold Warrior.
Maggie was the cold warrior who believed in freedom and yet cuddled up to General Pinochet.
Eisenhower is remembered in history as a dedicated Cold Warrior whose staunch anticommunism included commitment to the containment and rollback of communism in Asia.
President Richard Nixon, an established cold warrior, surprised everyone by his visit with the Chinese leadership.
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