Origin of truculent
Related formstruc·u·lence, truc·u·len·cy, nountruc·u·lent·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for truculence
There was a hint of truculence when challenged to be specific on policy.
There was something in the way he spoke, a note of arrogance, a suggestion of truculence, which nettled Gorman.The Island Mystery|George A. Birmingham
They saw no German faces on the streets, and the Irish faces had not that truculence which they wear sometimes with us.The March Family Trilogy, Complete|William Dean Howells
But she was troubled by my truculence, the more so because I had been always addressing her with a politeness she did not deserve.'Twixt Land & Sea|Joseph Conrad