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Synonyms of truculent in English:


  • ‘what do you want?’ he demanded, sounding truculent
    bad-tempered, ill-tempered, sullen, surly, cross, ill-natured, rude, discourteous, unpleasant
    informal feisty, spoiling for a fight
    British informal stroppy, bolshie
    North American informal scrappy
    [Antonyms] cooperative, friendly, amiable
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