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pugnacious
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Thus Mr Snevellicci had no sooner swallowed another glassful than he smiled upon all present in happy forgetfulness of having exhibited symptoms of pugnacity, and proposed ’The ladies!
  • Fortunately, however, Mr Pyke confined himself to mere verbal smifligation, and they reached their box with no more serious interruption by the way, than a desire on the part of the same pugnacious gentleman to ’smash’ the assistant box-keeper for happening to mistake the number.

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  • The pugnacious Congressman was in no mood to compromise.
  • Nicknamed, "The Pit Bull", he is known as a pugnacious supporter of workers’ rights.

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