And it turns out those hard-charging characteristics are exactly what is needed to tangle with the truculent contenders.
If so, that will represent a departure from the truculent spirit of Obama and his adversaries during his first term.
The whole aspect of the creature is truculent, and it has numbers of red and blue wattles longitudinally disposed along the neck.
It is a name for boastful and truculent group self-assertion.
It was with an ugly and truculent manner, if more warily, that the man closed in.
His manner was truculent; indeed, verged almost upon the menacing.
“It is the best I have,” said MacLeod looking at his truculent guest with new anxiety.
The earth was inhabited by a race of brutal and truculent savages.
They stand as types of barbarous and truculent foes—as we might say, Samoyeds and Patagonians.
"Why—why—yes," returned the other, bewildered at the truculent ring in Annixter's voice.
1540s, from Latin truculentus "fierce, savage," from trux (genitive trucis) "fierce, wild."