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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Fond of fighting or arguing.

Usage examples (40)
  • The child had difficulty making friends because of a reputation for being pugnacious.
  • pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance
  • Jeff, in your article today regarding this debate, you called her pugnacious, and it started with the very first question.
  • On May 16, Obama's speech about Iran was called "pugnacious" on CBS, not exactly a positive view. for more
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