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The Grapes of Wrath
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truculent
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The Grapes of Wrath
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  • " Muley said truculently, "You ain’t changed neither.
  • He strolled toward the truck, looking truculent and stern.
  • Muley’s face was smooth and unwrinkled, but it wore the truculent look of a bad child, the mouth held tight and small, the little eyes half scowling, half petulant.
  • Think we’re beggin’?" The truculence left the fat man’s face.

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  • My friends had assembled again, a far more somber, truculent group than before.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • His only weapons against her were silence, truculence; he cultivated an occasional brooding intensity.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King

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