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.
The whole aspect of the creature is truculent, and it has numbers of red and blue wattles longitudinally disposed along the neck.
But outnumbering them by far were faces set in truculent mold.
It was with an ugly and truculent manner, if more warily, that the man closed in.
George, who was big and lank, and truculent in appearance, nodded.
“It is the best I have,” said MacLeod looking at his truculent guest with new anxiety.
The Illanun chiefs, for all their truculent aspect, were much too prudent to attempt to move.
They stand as types of barbarous and truculent foes—as we might say, Samoyeds and Patagonians.
Or was I, after all my grind, to yield a place to the truculent Coxhead?
1540s, from Latin truculentus "fierce, savage," from trux (genitive trucis) "fierce, wild."