- Example: "His days of truculent defiance were over."
- Synonyms: defiant, aggressive, antagonistic, combative, belligerent, pugnacious, confrontational, ready for a fight, obstreperous, argumentative, quarrelsome, uncooperative; bad-tempered, ornery, short-tempered, cross, snappish, cranky; feisty, spoiling for a fight.
- Another example: "A number of staffers have complained that Wilson is too truculent to work with."
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