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How to use pugnaciousness in a sentence

When they began feeding upon the tiny forms of life found in the creek, the Bully soon gained a reputation for pugnaciousness.
DAYS IN THE OPENLATHAN A. CRANDALL
Even his burnished red pomadour added to the general pugnaciousness of his appearance.
THE GIRL IN THE MIRRORELIZABETH GARVER JORDAN
One evening the latter thought fit to twit him with his pugnaciousness.
AN ENGLISHMAN IN PARISALBERT D. (ALBERT DRESDEN) VANDAM
There was about him at thirty-four, an aristocratic pugnaciousness.
GARGOYLESBEN HECHT
There's a latent pugnaciousness in the very way that you mention her name.
AN AMBITIOUS WOMANEDGAR FAWCETT
If they fought back, the pugnaciousness was knocked out of them at once.
POLICE YOUR PLANETLESTER DEL REY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PUGNACIOUSNESS

  • antagonism
  • bellicoseness
  • bellicosity
  • belligerence
  • belligerency
  • combativeness
  • contentiousness
  • destructiveness
  • disputatiousness
  • enmity
  • hostility
  • ill will
  • inimicality
  • jingoism
  • militancy
  • pugnaciousness
  • pugnacity
  • quarrelsomeness
  • truculence
  • truculency
  • unfriendliness
  • virulence
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