There was a hint of truculence when challenged to be specific on policy.
Stonor shook hands with him, affecting not to notice the signs of truculence.
But away from their control some deeds of truculence occurred.
His manner in the Casa Gould was, of course, very different—devoid of all truculence, and even slightly mournful.
At the same time there was not a suspicion of truculence or even repulse in his carriage.
Before it, the assumption of truculence on Spofford's features faded.
I do pray you to pardon the truculence of that carnivorous comparison.
But they did not miss the pugnacious set of knuckles on hips, nor the truculence which overrode the weariness in his voice.
I had a printed document from them, which was severe to the point of truculence.
You are not to be improved by the piety of his expression, nor disgusted by its truculence.
1540s, from Latin truculentus "fierce, savage," from trux (genitive trucis) "fierce, wild."