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truculent

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Adjective
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truc=u=lent

CIDE DICTIONARY

truculenta. [L. truculentus, fr. trux, gen. trucis, wild, fierce: cf. F. truculent.].
  •  Fierce; savage; ferocious; barbarous; as, the truculent inhabitants of Scythia.  Ray.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Cruel; destructive; ruthless.  [1913 Webster]
    "More or less truculent plagues."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

truculent, adj.
1 aggressively defiant.
2 aggressive, pugnacious.
3 fierce, savage.

Derivative
truculence n. truculency n. truculently adv.
Etymology
L truculentus f. trux trucis fierce

THESAURUS

truculent

Draconian, Tartarean, abrupt, aggressive, animal, antagonistic, anthropophagous, atrocious, bad-tempered, barbaric, barbarous, battling, bearish, beastly, bellicose, belligerent, bestial, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, bluff, blunt, brash, browbeating, brusque, brutal, brutalized, brute, brutish, bullying, cannibalistic, cavalier, chauvinist, chauvinistic, churlish, combative, contentious, contumelious, cowing, cruel, cruel-hearted, crusty, curt, demoniac, demoniacal, devilish, diabolic, enemy, fell, feral, ferocious, fiendish, fiendlike, fierce, fighting, frightening, full of fight, grim, gruff, harsh, hawkish, hellish, hostile, ill-tempered, infernal, inhuman, inhumane, inimical, intimidating, invective, jingo, jingoish, jingoist, jingoistic, martial, militant, militaristic, military, murderous, nasty, obstreperous, offensive, opprobrious, pugnacious, quarrelsome, rough, rude, ruthless, saber-rattling, sadistic, sanguinary, sanguineous, satanic, savage, scathing, scrappy, scurrile, scurrilous, severe, sharkish, sharp, short, slavering, snippy, soldierlike, soldierly, subhuman, sullen, surly, terrifying, terrorizing, trigger-happy, unchristian, uncivilized, unfriendly, unhuman, unpacific, unpeaceable, unpeaceful, unpleasant, vicious, violent, virulent, vituperative, warlike, warmongering, warring, wolfish

ROGET THESAURUS

truculent

Malevolence

N malevolence, bad intent, bad intention, unkindness, diskindness, ill nature, ill will, ill blood, bad blood, enmity, hate, malignity, malice, malice prepense, maliciousness, spite, despite, resentment, uncharitableness, incompassionateness, gall, venom, rancor, rankling, virulence, mordacity, acerbity churlishness, hardness of heart, heart of stone, obduracy, cruelty, cruelness, brutality, savagery, ferity, ferocity, barbarity, inhumanity, immanity, truculence, ruffianism, evil eye, cloven foot, torture, vivisection, ill turn, bad turn, affront, outrage, atrocity, ill usage, intolerance, persecution, tender mercies, unkindest cut of all, malevolent, unbenevolent, unbenign, ill-disposed, ill-intentioned, ill-natured, ill-conditioned, ill-contrived, evil-minded, evil- disposed, black-browed, malicious, malign, malignant, rancorous, despiteful, spiteful, mordacious, caustic, bitter, envenomed, acrimonious, virulent, unamiable, uncharitable, maleficent, venomous, grinding, galling, harsh, disobliging, unkind, unfriendly, ungracious, inofficious, invidious, uncandid, churlish, surly, sullen, cold, cold-blooded, cold-hearted, black-hearted, hard-hearted, flint-hearted, marble-hearted, stony-hearted, hard of heart, unnatural, ruthless, relentless, cruel, brutal, brutish, savage, savage as a bear, savage as a tiger, ferine, ferocious, inhuman, barbarous, barbaric, semibarbaric, fell, untamed, tameless, truculent, incendiary, bloodthirsty, atrocious, bloodyminded, fiendish, fiendlike, demoniacal, diabolic, diabolical, devilish, infernal, hellish, Satanic, Tartaran, malevolently, with bad intent, cruel as death, hard unkindness' alter'd eye, homo homini lupus, mala mens, malus animus, rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind, sharp-tooth'd unkindness.


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