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truculent
used in The Grapes of Wrath

4 uses
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Definition
defiantly aggressive
  • " Muley said truculently, "You ain't changed neither.
    Chapter 6 (33% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 6 (26% in)
  • He strolled toward the truck, looking truculent and stern.
    Chapter 13 (10% in)
  • The truculence left the fat man's face.
    Chapter 13 (11% in)

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