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pugnacity

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  • nounfight
  • nounbelligerence
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Synonyms for pugnacity

noun fight
  • aggression
  • aggressiveness
  • attack
  • backbone
  • bellicoseness
  • bellicosity
  • belligerence
  • belligerency
  • boldness
  • combativeness
  • contentiousness
  • gameness
  • hardihood
  • mettle
  • militancy
  • pluck
  • resistance
  • spirit
  • truculence
  • truculency
  • pugnaciousness

Antonyms for pugnacity

  • cowardice
  • submission
  • weakness
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More words related to pugnacity

aggression

noun. hostile or forceful behavior, attitude
  • aggressiveness
  • antagonism
  • belligerence
  • blitz
  • combativeness
  • destructiveness
  • fight
  • hostility
  • pugnacity
  • push
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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