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truculent
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The Great Gatsby
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  • Only the negro and I were near enough to hear what he said, but the policeman caught something in the tone and looked over with truculent eyes.

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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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