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Supported by Thurstane's pugnacious presence and hurried up by his vehement orders, they began to fire.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
He had never, in all his pugnacious and sanguinary life, looked upon anything so fascinating.
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It was not the headlong, reckless, pugnacious rage of the old Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian berserker.
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"Get about your own business and leave us alone," advised the pugnacious chap.
The Scotch are certainly a most pugnacious people; their whole history proves it.
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
A look of pugnacious greed for a bone of contest showed on his bulldog face as he turned to Mistress Wynne.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
A pugnacious method such as she pursues towards Islam is as bad, worse in fact, than a thousand red rags to an infuriated bull.
One of the most inveterately pugnacious of Dr. Butts's college-mates confessed that he had this infirmity.
A MORTAL ANTIPATHYOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
But he was in that investigating, pugnacious, meddlesome mood which is apt to seize an old male bear in the autumn.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
They were pugnacious, and in their uncivilised way fought frequent wars.

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