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OTHER WORDS FROM truculenttruc·u·lence, truc·u·len·cy, nountruc·u·lent·ly, adverb
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As Hart writes, “Nike was a place where raw ambition was celebrated and Capriotti found himself at home among even the most truculent executives.”
There was a hint of truculence when challenged to be specific on policy.
High cheek bones and prominent maxillary muscles enhanced the truculence indicated by his chin.Dope|Sax Rohmer
You are not to be improved by the piety of his expression, nor disgusted by its truculence.Lectures on Landscape|John Ruskin
Rome had been roused to unwonted fury, and the truculence of the rebels was matched by the cruelty of their masters.
"I've got to go back to Hampton," repeated Ditmar, with a suggestion of truculence that took his friend aback.The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete|Winston Churchill
The earlier Reviewers were discreditably savage on women-writers, and Lady Morgan had her share of their truculence.The English Novel|George Saintsbury