martial - Dictionary definition and meaning for word martial
marital-- sometimes marital relations are warlike - when husband and wife have altercations.
MARTIAL: THIS WORD IS GENERALLY USED IN "MARTIAL ART". i.e IN MARTIAL ART THERE IS ALWAYS war like SITUATION.
Martial -> Martians. In Independence Day, Will Smith plays a combat pilot and we go to war against an alien invasion. Will Smith/Captain Hiller: [opens spaceship, alien screams -> punches alien upside his head] Welcome to Earth.
martial-flip the 'm' and looks like 'w'ar. associated with war and the armed forces.