Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday Word ~ truculent

truculent ~ adjective ~ eager or quick to argue or fight; aggressively defiant.
  • 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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