Meaning of truculent

truc•u•lent

Pronunciation: (truk'yu-lunt, tr'kyu-), [key]
— adj.
  1. fierce; cruel; savagely brutal.
  2. brutally harsh; vitriolic; scathing: his truculent criticism of her work.
  3. aggressively hostile; belligerent.
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