truculency
noun Date: 1569 truculence

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  • truculency — index brutality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Truculency — Truculence Tru cu*lence, Truculency Tru cu*len*cy, n. [L. truculentia.] The quality or state of being truculent; savageness of manners; ferociousness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • truculency — noun truculence …   Wiktionary

  • truculency — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature: bellicoseness, bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, hostility, mili tance, militancy, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, truculence. See ATTACK. 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • truculency — n. ferocity, cruelty, harshness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • truculency — n. See truculence …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • truculency — trucu·len·cy …   English syllables

  • truculency — noun obstreperous and defiant aggressiveness • Syn: ↑truculence • Derivationally related forms: ↑truculent, ↑truculent (for: ↑truculence) • Hypernyms: ↑a …   Useful english dictionary

  • truculence — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature: bellicoseness, bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, hostility, mili tance, militancy, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, truculency. See ATTACK. 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • bellicoseness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Warlike or hostile attitude or nature: bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, hostility, militance, militancy, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, truculence, truculency. See ATTACK. 2. The… …   English dictionary for students

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