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eager or quick to argue or fight; aggressively defiant

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truculent



Brecht, bewildered and unnerved, reacted to this revolt of the masses with a mixture of truculent bluff and sentimental pathos in his private diaries.

—p.142 Presentation IV (142) by Francis Mulhern, Perry Anderson, Rodney Livingstone
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shambling and slightly truculent

—p.115 by Walter Morison
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2 years, 5 months ago


innovation is so widespread and its goodness so seemingly self-evident that questioning it might seem bizarre and truculent, like criticizing beauty, science, or penicillin

—p.56 The Innovator’s Agenda (52) by John Patrick Leary
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2 months, 1 week ago


a very definite tendency to sound truculent because you want no one to think you are soft

—p.13 My Dungeon Shook (11) by James Baldwin
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9 months, 2 weeks ago


I am not of that leftist breed that piously proclaims that everything is open to criticism, and then, when asked to produce three major criticisms of Marx, lapses into truculent silence.

—p.ix Preface (ix) by Terry Eagleton
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2 years ago