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Word: truculence

Definition: aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce


More Vocab Words

::: demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
::: dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
::: leonine - like a lion
::: improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
::: sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
::: abate - subside or moderate
::: titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
::: impenitent - not repentant
::: timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
::: excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision