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1. Disposed or eager to fight or engage in hostile opposition; belligerent.
2. Showing or expressing bitter opposition or hostility; aggressively defiant: a truculent speech against the new government; a truculent glance.
3. Disposed to violence; ferocious or cruel.
truc′u·lence (trŭk′yə-ləns), truc′u·len·cy (-lən-sē) n.
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|Noun||1.||truculency - obstreperous and defiant aggressiveness|
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1. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature:
2. The power or will to fight:
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