truculency

noun

tru·​cu·​len·​cy ˈtrə-kyə-lən(t)-sē How to pronounce truculency (audio)
 also  ˈtrü-

Word History

First Known Use

1569, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of truculency was in 1569

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“Truculency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/truculency. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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