Definition of truculence
: the quality or state of being truculent
Examples of truculence in a Sentence
a congenital truculence that resulted in his spending most of his adolescence in juvenile detention homes
beneath his suave, polished exterior lay the truculence of a common street thug
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Her truculence did not sit well with her long-ago peers or her studio bosses.
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