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How to use truculent in a sentence

  • These truculent ruffians (when they have thoroughly earned a thrashing) will often accept it with most edifying docility.

    The Cradle of Mankind | W.A. Wigram
  • They were led, as before, by the captain of the guard, and the truculent vizier Abdullah.

  • One of the Canadians who had been in the American Navy was unusually truculent.

  • Groups of truculent young Arabs followed us shouting objurgations, and accepting small coins as ransom.

    Humanly Speaking | Samuel McChord Crothers

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