Thesaurus / pugnacity

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This, in a youth not seventeen, urged well for the pugnacity of the man.

You will excuse me now, I hope, for saying that I read on your face immense determination and something like pugnacity.

And vice versa, when the German is excited to pugnacity, he does not seem to be excited at all.

As I have repeatedly stated, pugnacity is a more valuable asset than protective colouration in the struggle for existence.

Jungle FolkDouglas Dewar

Biddy was the very pink of pugnacity, and could throw in a body blow, or plant a facer, with singular energy and science.

Renan also divided his hero's pity from his hero's pugnacity.

OrthodoxyG. K. Chesterton

Comus tucked in his underlip with just the shade of pugnacity that she wanted to see.

There was only one virtue, pugnacity: only one vice, pacifism.

Heartbreak HouseGeorge Bernard Shaw

Shy and nervous, he had a fiendish amount of pugnacity and pluck.

The BadgerAlfred E. Pease

This pugnacity is simply the expression of the fact that the dhayal is at that time more than usually overflowing with energy.

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