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OTHER WORDS FROM truculenttruc·u·lence, truc·u·len·cy, nountruc·u·lent·ly, adverb
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If so, that will represent a departure from the truculent spirit of Obama and his adversaries during his first term.
And it turns out those hard-charging characteristics are exactly what is needed to tangle with the truculent contenders.Candy Crowley, Martha Raddatz: Female Moderators Rocked the Boat in Debates|Lauren Ashburn|October 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He described the men at the Lion d'Or as truculent, easily ready to take offense, difficult to persuade.The Light That Lures|Percy Brebner
These truculent ruffians (when they have thoroughly earned a thrashing) will often accept it with most edifying docility.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
They were led, as before, by the captain of the guard, and the truculent vizier Abdullah.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng
One of the Canadians who had been in the American Navy was unusually truculent.The Escape of a Princess Pat|George Pearson
Groups of truculent young Arabs followed us shouting objurgations, and accepting small coins as ransom.Humanly Speaking|Samuel McChord Crothers