Saturday, August 20, 2005
Definitions for truculent
- Fierce; savage; ferocious; barbarous.
- Cruel; destructive; ruthless.
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Citations for truculent
I ask whether impeachment will become still another arrow in the quiver of the warrior class of ever more truculent partisan politicians in Washington.
Bitter and truculent when excited, I spoke as I felt, without reserve or softening.
Origin of truculent
Truculent derives from Latin truculentus, from trux, truc-, rough, savage, fierce.