Origin of truculent
Examples from the Web for truculently
Ultimately, truculently, first one and then another angrily agreed.Pariah Planet|Murray Leinster
"Then ye are a bigger fool than I had expected sorr, to come back here at all," said the Irishman truculently.Bucky O'Connor|William MacLeod Raine
I know my rights and the law, said the young man quite as truculently as before.Ruth Fielding In the Saddle|Alice B. Emerson
This he appropriated, and there, regardless of surprised looks from ex-ministers at adjoining table, he truculently dined.
The second lad had found his tongue by this time and he elected to use it truculently.A Pagan of the Hills|Charles Neville Buck
British Dictionary definitions for truculently
Word Origin for truculent
Word Origin and History for truculently
1540s, from Latin truculentus "fierce, savage," from trux (genitive trucis) "fierce, wild."