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The Frenchman's truculency seemed to vanish under Brett's cutting words.

For them the old ethnocentric jealousy, vanity, truculency, and ambition are the strongest elements in patriotism.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from Latin truculentus "fierce, savage," from trux (genitive trucis) "fierce, wild."

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