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  • nounfight
  • nounbelligerence
  • nouncruelty

synonyms for truculence

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

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  • cowardice
  • submission
  • weakness
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How to use truculence in a sentence

As Hart writes, “Nike was a place where raw ambition was celebrated and Capriotti found himself at home among even the most truculent executives.”
A NEW BOOK ON NIKE PULLS NO PUNCHESMARTIN FRITZ HUBEROCTOBER 2, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
High cheek bones and prominent maxillary muscles enhanced the truculence indicated by his chin.
DOPESAX ROHMER
You are not to be improved by the piety of his expression, nor disgusted by its truculence.
LECTURES ON LANDSCAPEJOHN RUSKIN
Rome had been roused to unwonted fury, and the truculence of the rebels was matched by the cruelty of their masters.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
"I've got to go back to Hampton," repeated Ditmar, with a suggestion of truculence that took his friend aback.
THE DWELLING PLACE OF LIGHT, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
The earlier Reviewers were discreditably savage on women-writers, and Lady Morgan had her share of their truculence.
THE ENGLISH NOVELGEORGE SAINTSBURY
From a different point of view the qualities currently so characterized might be described as truculence and clannishness.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
Truculence and reckless bravado proclaimed themselves in the pose, as he bulked there.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Coburn found himself regarding the faces around him with an unexpected truculence.
THE INVADERSWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
He is a middle-aged, broad-shouldered, haughty-looking man, with an air of savage truculence on his aristocratic face.
'MIDST THE WILD CARPATHIANSMR JKAI
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WORDS RELATED TO TRUCULENCE

  • aggression
  • aggressiveness
  • animosity
  • antagonism
  • argumentativeness
  • bellicosity
  • belligerence
  • belligerency
  • combativeness
  • combativity
  • contentiousness
  • hostility
  • pugnaciousness
  • pugnacity
  • truculence
  • truculency
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