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Daemon
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truculent

(adjective) Defiantly aggressive.

Synonyms: belligerent, combative, pugnacious, bellicose, obstreperous

Usage: Bitter and truculent when excited, I spoke as I felt, without reserve or softening.
Ashwin Vemuri
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truculent

(adjective) Defiantly aggressive.

Synonyms: belligerent, combative, pugnacious, bellicose, obstreperous

Usage: Bitter and truculent when excited, I spoke as I felt, without reserve or softening.
Adyl Mouhei
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Truculent sentence examples:

-They behaved in the most high-handed, brutal and truculent manner.

-The most savage and truculent of the tribes are those who live in the forest regions; the most advanced in culture, the dwellers in the plains.

-Since 1898 the country has been opened, and from being the most lawless and truculent of people the Bariba have become singularly amenable and lawabiding.

-Though he loses no opportunity of being coarse, he is not licentious; though he is often truculent, he cannot be called malignant.



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monamagda
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taurine
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He tells us that she interrupted him by saying, in a truculent tone: “I’m not holding back information”.

— Dandie, Re Petition To The Nobile Officium [2003] ScotHC 45 (28 March 2003)
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Mrs Slocum used this at one point -- hilarious.
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